Mitigating Android Software Misuse Before It Happens

  title={Mitigating Android Software Misuse Before It Happens},
  author={William Enck and Machigar Ongtang and Patrick McDaniel},
Mobile phones running open operating systems such as Google Android will soon be the norm in cellular networks. These systems expose previously unavailable phone and network resources to application developers. However, with increased exposure comes increased risk. Poorly or maliciously designed applications can compromise the phone and network. While Android defines a base set of permissions to protect phone resources and core applications, it does not define what a secure phone is, relying on… CONTINUE READING
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