Android Application Security: A Semantics and Context-Aware by Mu Zhang,Heng Yin

By Mu Zhang,Heng Yin

This SpringerBrief explains the rising cyber threats that undermine Android software safety. It additional explores the chance to leverage the state-of-the-art semantics and context–aware recommendations to safeguard opposed to such threats, together with zero-day Android malware, deep software program vulnerabilities, privateness breach and inadequate safeguard warnings in app descriptions. 

The authors commence via introducing the heritage of the sphere, explaining the overall working method, programming beneficial properties, and protection mechanisms. The authors trap the semantic-level habit of cellular functions and use it to reliably notice malware editions and zero-day malware. subsequent, they suggest an automated patch iteration strategy to discover and block risky details move. A bytecode rewriting method is used to restrict privateness leakage. User-awareness, a key issue of defense hazards, is addressed by means of instantly translating security-related software semantics into normal language descriptions. common habit mining is used to find and compress universal semantics. for this reason, the produced descriptions are security-sensitive, human-understandable and concise.
By protecting the historical past, present threats, and destiny paintings during this box, the short is appropriate for either pros in and advanced-level scholars operating in cellular defense and purposes. it's useful for researchers, as well.

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