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2013

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Research In Progress-Defending Android Smartphones From Malware Attacks, Marwan Omar, Maurice E. Dawson Jr. Dec 2012

Research In Progress-Defending Android Smartphones From Malware Attacks, Marwan Omar, Maurice E. Dawson Jr.

Maurice Dawson

Smart phones are becoming enriched with confidential information due to their powerful computational capabilities and attractive communications features. The Android smart phone is one of the most widely used platforms by businesses and users alike. This is partially because Android smart phones use the free, open-source Linux as the underlying operating system, which allows development of applications by any software developer. This research study aims to explore security risks associated with the use of Android smart phones and the sensitive information they contain, the researcher devised a survey questionnaire to investigate and further understand security threats targeting Android smart phones ...