Software Protection on the Go: A Large-Scale Empirical Study on Mobile App Obfuscation

@article{Wang2018SoftwarePO,
  title={Software Protection on the Go: A Large-Scale Empirical Study on Mobile App Obfuscation},
  author={Pei Wang and Qinkun Bao and L G Wang and Shuai Wang and Zhaofeng Chen and Tao Wei and Dinghao Wu},
  journal={2018 IEEE/ACM 40th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)},
  year={2018},
  pages={26-36}
}
The prosperity of smartphone markets has raised new concerns about software security on mobile platforms, leading to a growing demand for effective software obfuscation techniques. Due to various differences between the mobile and desktop ecosystems, obfuscation faces both technical and non-technical challenges when applied to mobile software. Although there have been quite a few software security solution providers launching their mobile app obfuscation services, it is yet unclear how real… CONTINUE READING

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