viaForensics Mobile Security Engineer Pau Oliva Fora (@pof) spoke at RSAConference 2014 in San Francisco. His presentation, titled “Beginners Guide to Reverse Engineering Android Apps” focused on extracting and modifying Android apps from a mobile device.
Ever wondered what this black magic that hackers and security analysts use to reverse engineer apps? This session aims to quash the rumors that you need a Ph.D. in hacking to take apart a mobile app and learn its secrets. We’ll show how to extract an Android application from the phone, and use common and simple utilities to inspect it.