Issue No. 01 - January/February (2009 vol. 7)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2009.26
William Enck , Pennsylvania State University
Machigar Ongtang , Pennsylvania State University
Patrick McDaniel , Pennsylvania State University
Google's Android platform is a widely anticipated open source operating system for mobile phones. This article describes Android's security model and attempts to unmask the complexity of secure application development. The authors conclude by identifying lessons and opportunities for future enhancements.
Android, mobile phones, Smartphones, security
W. Enck, P. McDaniel and M. Ongtang, "Understanding Android Security," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 7, no. , pp. 50-57, 2009.