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Industry Computer software, Security software, Mobile Security
Genre Mobile Threat Detection
Founded 2010
Founder Itzhak Avraham
Headquarters San Francisco, Dallas, United States
Key people
Shridhar Mittal (CEO), Zuk Avraham (Chairman)
Website https://www.zimperium.com/

Zimperium is a privately owned mobile security company based in San Francisco, California.[1][2] The company is known for developing several mobile threat detection software.[3][4][5]


The company was founded in 2010 by its Chairman and CTO Itzhak Avraham.[6][7] In 2010, Elia Yehuda, joined as a co-founder.[8] In 2014, Zimperium released zIPS Android app (Intrusion Prevention System), a smartphone software that uses Machine learning to monitor user habits to detect and prevent possible Phone hacking.[9] In 2015, Zimperium researched and developed security systems against a group of software bugs that affect a series of Android operating systems called Stagefright (bug).[10][11][12]

In 2016, the company partnered with Blackberry. The partnership consisted in integration of zIPS by Zimperium for enhancing Mobile security on iOS and Android platforms.[13][14] Zimperium has raised over $50M from private investors including Samsung, Telstra, Sierra Ventures, Stephen Northcutt and Warburg Pincus.[15][16][17] The company has also partnered with several other technology companies including Softbank Group.[18]

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