Malicious Apps May Explore a Smartphone's Vulnerability to Detect One’s Activities

Abstract

In order to make apps functional, mobile operating systems, such as Android, allow applications to access some system data without asking for user permission. We demonstrate that by analyzing these system data and some side channel information, it is possible to gain insight into a smartphone user's behavior, thus putting their privacy at risk. With these… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/AINA.2017.49

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