David Richardson

Director, Product Management




David Richardson was a founding engineer at Lookout turned product manager. He currently manages the mobile endpoint security products for enterprises. David helped grow Lookout’s sensor network from 0 to 100 million devices and grow our enterprise customer base from 0 to 150 enterprises. David has been awarded 28 patents in mobile security. He has also been a regular speaker at Black Hat & Defcon on various Android and iOS security issues.

David Richardson's posts


| Executives
May 25, 2016
5 active mobile threats spoofing enterprise apps

Enterprise employees use mobile apps every day to get their jobs done, but when malicious actors start impersonating those apps, it spells trouble for IT departments everywhere.

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| Executives
April 21, 2016
Using spoofed Wi-Fi to attack mobile devices

Millions of people around the world connect to public Wi-Fi networks on their mobile devices as they travel and seek their regularly scheduled Internet. The problem is, not all networks are official.

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| Executives
April 21, 2016
How we were able to spy on a 60 Minutes reporter

Malicious applications represent one of the main ways mobile devices are able to be compromised. We demonstrated an example of what can happen if a malicious app infects a mobile device on 60 Minutes.

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| Researchers
September 21, 2015
Updated: XcodeGhost iOS malware: The list of affected apps and what you should do

Researchers recently found a piece of iOS malware called XcodeGhost in a number of apps in the Apple App Store. The creator(s) of XcodeGhost were able to sneak the malicious code into these apps without the app developers’ knowledge. These...

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| Executives
September 10, 2015
Change to sideloading apps in iOS 9 is a security win

Among the many new features in iOS 9, Apple introduced a critical adjustment enterprises should note: a change in sideloading applications that we think is a serious win for security. Sideloading is the act of downloading an app to a device, in this...

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| Researchers
July 10, 2015
Jailbreaking not a requirement for infecting iPhones with Hacking Team spyware

This week, the security world exploded with the news that Hacking Team, a vendor of Italian spyware -- software that captures Skype, message, location, social media, audio, visual, and more data, and is marketed as “stealth” and “untraceable” -- was...

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