VB2019 paper: Play fuzzing machine - hunting iOS and macOS kernel vulnerabilities automatically and smartly

Posted by    on   Mar 9, 2020

Apple’s MacOS and iOS operating systems are often praised for their security. Yet vulnerabilities in both operating systems are regularly being found and exploited, especially by more advanced attackers.

In a paper presented at VB2019 in London, Trend Micro researchers Lilang Wu and Moony Li explained how researchers like them hunt for such vulnerabilities and how this hunting can be made both smarter and more automatic.

figure2.pngThe reverse engineering solution for kernel and kextentions.

Today we publish the researchers' paper in both HTML and PDF format as well as the recording of their VB2019 presentation.

VB2019-conference-paper.jpgPlay fuzzing machine - hunting iOS and macOS kernel vulnerabilities automatically and smartly

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