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Detection of Malware Intrusion during Application Update in Android

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 5)

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Page : 335-338

Keywords : Android; Malware; Android Apps; Security;

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Android is a popular mobile device platform developed by Google. Android Application is now part of our day to day life, and there are several confidential data store in mobile devices. Most of the Android users are unaware about security of data and therefore many users’ data is unsecure. Recently, the threat of Android malware is spreading rapidly. Therefore several Android Applications are defected by malware. Defected apps manipulate personal information such as SMS messages and Contacts, and leakage of such information may cause great loss to the android users. Till now we have solution for finding repackaged application. But these mechanisms are not capable to finding update attack. In update attack malware code are placed in android application at a time of application update. Therefore static methods are not capable for it.

Last modified: 2014-07-01 21:12:09