Tracking and Fighting Malware Infections

for a European Mobile Network Operator


Client Brief

  • Together with smartphones, malware on mobile are spreading at a worrying rate impacting both end-users and Internet service providers

  • A telecom operator has commissioned us to help them understand users behaviours


Solution

  • By collecting application download records (APK, DEB & IPA) over a month, Masae identified known malwares and analysed users’ downloading behaviours

  • Reverse engineering allowed us to analyse source codes of not previously referenced malwares and their impacts on the end-users and the network


Deliverable

  • Splunk dashboards to automatise detection of malware and the tracking of KPIs that could easily be rolled out across all operations