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News and technical info from Corellium and community contributors.

Mapping iOS persistence attack surface using Corellium
19 Aug 2022

Mapping iOS persistence attack surface using Corellium

Persistence is a tactic used by attackers and jailbreakers1 to maintain a foothold on a device after reboot, and can be a valuable component of an exploit chain. Fundamentally, this requires attacker-controlled data to be processed at some point in...
Technical Writeup
Using the Safari Web Inspector with Corellium
07 Jun 2022

Using the Safari Web Inspector with Corellium

Overview In this guide, we'll be setting up a Corellium iOS virtual device to perform debugging of web applications using Safari's Web Inspector tool. For web developers, this is useful for testing rapid tweaks to CSS or troubleshooting responsive...
Technical Writeup
Where does mobile app security testing fit into the latest NIST SSDF and CISA Zero Trust publications?
14 May 2022

Where does mobile app security testing fit into the latest NIST SSDF and CISA Zero Trust publications?

It’s difficult to find technically useful, well contributed information on mobile security testing and mobile software development life cycle (SDLC) best practices. There is a lot of high-level info scattered around, and it seems like new government...
Technical Writeup
$25M to accelerate arm testing, research, and development
17 Dec 2021

$25M to accelerate arm testing, research, and development

2021 has been an incredible year for us. Like most of the world, it's been a year of change, hope, and growth. We've proudly welcomed hundreds of new businesses, government agencies, and security community professionals to our virtualization...
Announcement
Armv9 and Corellium: Why we chose Arm vs X86
05 Apr 2021

Armv9 and Corellium: Why we chose Arm vs X86

In 2021, Arm gave us a glimpse into the future by unveiling the next-generation of Arm processors: the Armv9 architecture. This is a huge deal for the future of mobile devices. The device you’re carrying around in your pocket is almost certainly...
Technical Writeup
How we ported Linux to the M1
20 Jan 2021

How we ported Linux to the M1

1. Apple special sauce: The M1 Processor When Apple released their desktop products with the M1 processor in November 2020, quite a few people in the tech community were surprised by the excellent performance of these systems. But those who have...
Technical Writeup
Mobile physical memory security
21 Dec 2020

Mobile physical memory security

Physical memory security vs. virtual memory security While developing our mobile hardware models, we've run into a large array of schemes aimed at improving physical memory security. The sheer ingenuity displayed by the engineers in coming up with...
Technical Writeup

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