Christoph Hebeisen

Senior Manager, App Security Intelligence




Christoph Hebeisen manages the App Security Intelligence team at Lookout. He focuses on protecting enterprises and individuals from app-based threats in the mobile space by finding and neutralizing malware, identifying weaknesses and privacy violations, and devising methods to detect attacks. Previously he worked as a security researcher and as the manager of the Vulnerability Research team at TELUS Security Labs. Christoph holds a Ph.D. in Physics and investigated ultrafast molecular dynamics using powerful, short laser pulses before turning his attention to security.

Christoph Hebeisen's posts


| Researchers
July 24, 2019
Lookout discovers new mobile surveillanceware developed by Russian defense contractor Special Technology Center

Monokle is a new and sophisticated set of custom Android surveillanceware tools developed by the Russia-based company, Special Technology Centre,...

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| Researchers
January 10, 2019
Lookout researchers disable Android malware designed to evade detection

Lookout researchers have disabled DressCode, an Android malware family, that has resurrected itself multiple times over the past three years, with...

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| Researchers
August 21, 2017
Igexin advertising network put user privacy at risk

The Lookout Security Intelligence team has discovered an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin that had the capability of spying on victims through otherwise benign apps by downloading malicious plugins.

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| Researchers
May 16, 2016
The house always wins: Takedown of a banking trojan in Google Play

Lookout recently identified an app called “Black Jack Free” in the Google Play store, which turned out to be a variant of the malware family Acecard. The app has since been removed from the store.

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