The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast 10.11.23
Ep 3 | 10.11.23

Exploring Mobile Threats

Show Notes

On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is joined by Christine Fossaceca. Christine is a senior mobile security researcher at Microsoft, specializing in iOS and mobile exploit development. Christine and Sherrod discuss mobile device security and privacy concerns, mainly focusing on Apple AirTags and similar tracking devices, concentrating on the potential for misuse of these devices for shady purposes, the challenges of tracking and detecting them, and steps individuals can take to protect themselves if they suspect they are being tracked. They also examine the evolving landscape of mobile security and offer practical advice for safeguarding personal information and privacy in increasingly interconnected devices.    

In this episode you’ll learn:        

  • How attackers gain access to banking apps and iCloud accounts 
  • The privacy implications of Bluetooth trackers 
  • Why the landscape of mobile security is constantly evolving 

Some questions we ask:     

  • What's a mobile zero day? 
  • How can I and people listening protect themselves on their iPhones?  
  • What common technique do fishers use to make URLs appear legitimate? 


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