Pin it! Improving Android network security at runtime

  title={Pin it! Improving Android network security at runtime},
  author={Damjan Buhov and Markus Huber and Georg Merzdovnik and Edgar R. Weippl},
  journal={2016 IFIP Networking Conference (IFIP Networking) and Workshops},
Smartphones are increasingly used worldwide and are now an essential tool for our everyday tasks. These tasks are supported by smartphone applications (apps) which commonly rely on network communication to provide a certain utility such as online banking. From a security and privacy point of view a properly secured (encrypted) communication channel is important in order to protect sensitive information against passive and active attacks. Previous research outlined that developers often fail to… CONTINUE READING


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