Ammar Bharmal

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Android smartphones are gaining big market share due to several reasons, including open architecture and popularity of its application programming interfaces (APIs) in developer community. In general, smartphone has become pervasive due to its cost effectiveness, ease of use and availability of office applications, Internet, games, vehicle guidance using(More)
Android Smartphone popularity has increased malware threats forcing security researchers and AntiVirus (AV) industry to carve out smart methods to defend Smartphone against malicious apps. Robust signature based solutions to mitigate threats become necessary to protect the Smartphone and confidential user data. In this paper we present AndroSimilar, a(More)
Android Smartphone popularity has increased malware threats forcing security researchers and AntiVirus (AV) industry to carve out smart methods to defend Smartphone against malicious apps. Robust signature based solutions to mitigate threats become necessary to protect the Smartphone and confidential user data. Here we present AndroSimilar, an approach(More)
Popularity and growth of Android mobile devices has paved the way for exploiting popular apps using various Dalvik byte code transformation methods. Testing the antimalware techniques against obfuscation identifies the need of proposing effective detection methods. In this paper, we explore the resilience of anti-malware techniques against transformations(More)
Popularity of Android smart phone has led to exponential increase of sophisticated malware threats prompting the academia research, security researchers and Anti Virus (AV) industry to look for smart detection methods to protect user against malware app threat. Statistical signature methods play a vital role to stop the malware authors spreading malicious(More)
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