Security Research

Vulnerability Research, Exploit Development, Reverse Engineering, Advanced Security Training

VerSprite's Research and Development division (a.k.a VS-Labs) is comprised of individuals who are passionate about diving into the internals of various technologies.VS-Labs full range of services extend across the following:

Zero Day Vulnerability Research

Maintaining awareness regarding unknown threats to your products, technologies, and enterprise networks are key. Customers that are willing to take the next step in proactively securing their flagship product or environment can leverage our zero-day vulnerability research offering. This subscription-based capability provides the customer immediate access to zero-day vulnerabilities affecting their products, and software used throughout their organization.

B.O.S.S (Back of Store Security) Research

Essentially a research for hire for client specific goals and objectives. VerSprite's Research and Development division prides itself on being able to solve technical challenges for its customers. VerSprite's BOSS offering allows our clients to utilize these capabilities and dive into the security internals of their products.

Advanced Security Training

VerSprite's advanced technical security training is created from VerSprite's Research and Development division. VerSprite's training offerings provide unique and original content that targets the advanced user and allows them to up their game in a technical discipline.

Gain access to VS-Labs’ security advisories detailing vulnerabilities found in major products for MacOs, Windows, Android, and iOS.

Latest Security Publications

Abusing Insecure WCF Endpoints

31 May 2018

Understanding Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is a framework for building service-oriented applications in the .NET Framework. A trend that we've noticed in .NET services is the exposure of dangerous methods through insecure WCF endpoints. Additionally, most of these services are started automatically as LocalSystem, which is the highest user privilege level available. This results in a situation where a WCF endpoint may become a gateway for normal users to abuse privileged service methods. We'll be…

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posted by Fabius Watson

Frida Engage Part Three | You Down With XPC?

28 March 2018

Overview In the final installment of the Frida Engage blog series, we will demonstrate how to use Frida for hooking and inspecting Apple's NSXPC API using the CleanMyMac 3 application as our guinea pig. NSXPC XPC is one flavor of the Inter-Process Communication technologies provided by Apple. "The XPC Services API, part of libSystem, provides a lightweight mechanism for basic interprocess communication integrated with Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) and launchd. The XPC Services API allows you to create lightweight helper…

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posted by Ben Watson

Oh the POSsibilities – Point-Of-Sale Insecurity

26 March 2018

Point-Of-Sale System & PCI-DSS The use of Point-Of-Sale systems can be seen in industries such as retail, hospitality, food service, apparel, grocery, automotive, etc. Any time you swipe a card to make a purchase or utilize a self-checkout kiosk, a Point-Of-Sale system is responsible for handling the intricacies of your transaction in the background. Given the delicate nature of Point-of-Sale, security standards have been created to protect consumers from malicious actors. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is…

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posted by Fabius Watson

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