Sensing-enabled channels for hard-to-detect command and control of mobile devices

@inproceedings{Hasan2013SensingenabledCF,
  title={Sensing-enabled channels for hard-to-detect command and control of mobile devices},
  author={Ragib Hasan and Nitesh Saxena and Tzipora Halevi and Shams Zawoad and Dustin Rinehart},
  booktitle={ASIA CCS '13},
  year={2013}
}
The proliferation of mobile computing devices has enabled immense opportunities for everyday users. At the same time, however, this has opened up new, and perhaps more severe, possibilities for attacks. In this paper, we explore a novel generation of mobile malware that exploits the rich variety of sensors available on current mobile devices. Two properties distinguish the proposed malware from the existing state-of-the-art. First, in addition to the misuse of the various traditional services… CONTINUE READING

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