How secure is your smartphone: An analysis of smartphone security mechanisms

  title={How secure is your smartphone: An analysis of smartphone security mechanisms},
  author={Sohail Khan and Mohammad Nauman and Abu Talib Othman and Shahrulniza Musa},
  journal={Proceedings Title: 2012 International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare and Digital Forensic (CyberSec)},
Smartphones are becoming more and more popular due to the increase in their processing power, mobility aspect and personal nature. Android is one of the most popular and fully customizable open source mobile platforms that come with a complete software stack. One of the main reasons behind the rapid growth in adoption of smartphones is their capability to facilitate users with third-party applications. Android offers hundreds of thousands of applications via application markets and users can… CONTINUE READING
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