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Currently, in the smartphone market, Android is the platform with the highest share. Due to this popularity and also to its open source nature, Android-based smartphones are now an ideal target for attackers. Since the number of malware designed for Android devices is increasing fast, Android users are looking for security solutions aimed at preventing(More)
Android users can face the risk of downloading and installing bad applications on their devices. In fact, many applications may either hide malware, or their expected behavior do not fully follow the user's expectation. This happens because, at install-time, even if the user is warned with the potential security threat of the application, she often skips(More)
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) paradigm, where the employees of a company install an application on their mobile devices to access company privileged information, is becoming very popular in the business environment. In order to perform their tasks, BYOD applications typically require a large set of rights which, in Android mobile devices, must be(More)
Security for mobile devices is a problem of capital importance, especially due to new threats coming from malicious applications. This has been proved by the increasing interest of the research community on the topic of security on mobile devices. Several security solutions have been recently proposed, to address the uprising threats coming from malicious(More)
Modern mobile devices allow their users to download data from the network, such as documents or photos, to store local copies and to use them. Many real scenarios would benefit from this capability of mobile devices to easily and quickly share data among a set of users but, in case of critical data, the usage of these copies must be regulated by proper(More)