Corpus ID: 219559408

Mind the GAP: Security & Privacy Risks of Contact Tracing Apps

  title={Mind the GAP: Security & Privacy Risks of Contact Tracing Apps},
  author={L. Baumg{\"a}rtner and A. Dmitrienko and B. Freisleben and Alexander Gruler and Jonas H{\"o}chst and Joshua K{\"u}hlberg and M. Mezini and M. Miettinen and Anel Muhamedagic and T. D. Nguyen and Alvar Penning and Dermot Frederik Pustelnik and Filipp Roos and A. Sadeghi and M. Schwarz and C. Uhl},
  • L. Baumgärtner, A. Dmitrienko, +13 authors C. Uhl
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Contact tracing apps running on mobile devices promise to reduce the manual effort required for identifying infection chains and to increase the tracing accuracy in the presence of COVID-19. Several contract tracing apps have been proposed or deployed in practice. Also Google and Apple have announced their joint effort of providing an API for exposure notification in order to implement decentralized contract tracing apps using Bluetooth Low Energy, the so-called"Google/Apple Proposal", which we… CONTINUE READING