Rob Simon

Practice Lead, Mobile and Hardware Security


Rob has over 9 years of experience in Information Security and 3+ years developing security solutions for ATM’s. He is experienced in Web Application Security, Penetration Testing, Reverse Engineering, Security Architecture, and Mobile Application Security.

Education & Certifications

  • Associate’s Degree, Computer Science Stark State College of Technology
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

Passion for Security

Rob developed a passion for security through his interest in video game hacking back when he was in high school. He has always had an interest in figuring out how things work, bypassing controls, and abusing systems to do what he wants.

Recent Blog Posts

Hacking the My Arcade Contra Pocket Player – Part I

Intro I was at my local Target recently and spotted the section near the video games, where there were some little collectable arcade systems and handhelds that play games like Pac-Man, Galaga, and Contra. Whenever I see these types of systems, I like to pick one up to tear it apart and see what’s inside....

Introducing iHide: A New Jailbreak Detection Bypass Tool

Today, we are releasing iHide, a new tool for bypassing jailbreak detection in iOS applications. You can install iHide by adding the repo in Cydia or clicking here on an iOS device with Cydia installed. Additionally, you can check out the code and build/install it yourself if you prefer. Once installed, iHide will add...

Introducing Proxy Helper – A New WiFi Pineapple Module

I have had several occasions when I’ve been performing a pentest against an Android or iOS application, attempting to monitor the traffic with Burp Suite, only to realize that the application is not respecting my proxy settings. Now, if you have a rooted or jailbroken device, there are some ways you can force the application...
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Recent Webinars

Seeing the Entire Software Security Picture

During this practical webinar, the TrustedSec Software Security Team will provide a basic introduction to modern software security and give tips to help get the most out of your organization’s next security assessment. We’ll examine how the practice of software...
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Recent Podcasts

TrustedSec Security Podcasts

Hi, I am Officer Friendly

March 25, 2023

Dependency Hell

March 25, 2023

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