Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Mainstream Support ends

Yesterday marked the end of support for WEH6.5 (based on WM6.5). Essentially, the support matrix for MS mobile OSes now looks like this:




Bypassing Android security via backups (PSK recovery)

In my recent Android trainings and the Android security talk I gave at AppForum 2014 I was asked to provide a sort of a demo that can be easily replicated to explain the importance of maintaining a proper security posture. So I created a script that ‘recovers’ PSKs from the device and displays them.

Before moving on, a brief disclaimer: Android (or iOS, or Windows) are pretty secure, it is up to the user how much of this security is traded for convenience (or ignorance).