A New Protection for Android Applications

TitleA New Protection for Android Applications
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsLatifa, E. R. - R. A. J. Y., and M. A. EL-KIRAM
JournalInternational Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
IssueRegular Issue
Date Published06/2016

Today, Smartphones are very powerful, and many of its applications use wireless multimedia communications. Prevention from the external dangers (threats) has become a big concern for the experts these days. Android security has become a very important issue because of the free application it provides and the feature which make it very easy for anyone to develop and published it on Play store. Some work has already been done on the android security model, including several analyses of the model and frameworks aimed at enforcing security standards. In this article, we introduce a tool called PermisSecure that is able to perform both static and dynamic analysis on Android programs to automatically detect suspicious applications that request unnecessary or dangerous permissions.

KeywordsAndroid, Mobile Device, Mobility, Security
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