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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2010 vol. 8)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 35-44
Yuval Fledel , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Shlomi Dolev , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Uri Kanonov , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Yuval Elovici , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Chanan Glezer , Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
Asaf Shabtai , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
ABSTRACT
The Android framework, Google's new software stack for mobile devices, includes an operating system, middleware, and key applications. This research provides a comprehensive security assessment of this framework and its security mechanisms The authors conducted a methodological qualitative risk analysis that identifies high-risk threats to the framework and any potential danger to information or to the system resulting from vulnerabilities attackers have uncovered and exploited. They propose several security solutions for mitigating these risks.
INDEX TERMS
security, mobile devices, Google, Android, risk analysis, security solutions for mobile devices
CITATION
Yuval Fledel, Shlomi Dolev, Uri Kanonov, Yuval Elovici, Chanan Glezer, Asaf Shabtai, "Google Android: A Comprehensive Security Assessment", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 8, no. , pp. 35-44, March/April 2010, doi:10.1109/MSP.2010.69
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