Thomas Cannon

IRL Name: 
Thomas Cannon

Thomas Cannon from United Kingdom specializes in research and development of advanced forensics and security on mobile platforms and works at viaForensics.


Found a vulnerability on Android versions 1.6 – 2.2 which allows users to steal sensitive data from/proc, browser files such as history,bookmarks and maybe even sessions. Also you can grab data from sdcards.

Demonstrated a custom-developed app that installs a backdoor in Android smartphones – without requiring any permissions or exploiting any security holes.

He is the founder of Santoku Linux Project, a distro intended for Mobile Security, Mobile Malware and Mobile Forensics.