Android Security Permissions - Can We Trust Them?

  title={Android Security Permissions - Can We Trust Them?},
  author={Clemens Orthacker and Peter Teufl and Stefan Kraxberger and G{\"u}nther Lackner and Michael Gissing and Alexander Marsalek and Johannes Leibetseder and Oliver Prevenhueber},
The popularity of the Android System in combination with the lax market approval process may attract the injection of malicious applications (apps) into the market. Android features a permission system allowing a user to review the permissions an app requests and grant or deny access to resources prior to installation. This system conveys a level of trust due to the fact that an app only has access to resources granted by the stated permissions. Thereby, not only the meaning of single… CONTINUE READING
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