Thwarting Data Exfiltration by Repackaged Applications

@article{Andrade2016ThwartingDE,
  title={Thwarting Data Exfiltration by Repackaged Applications},
  author={Daniel Andrade and Thor Kristoffersen and Ivar Rummelhoff and Alex Gerdov and Jo{\~a}o Nuno Silva},
  journal={2016 IEEE 35th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems Workshops (SRDSW)},
  year={2016},
  pages={43-48}
}
Android applications are subject to repackaging attacks, where popular applications are modified, often by inserting malicious logic, re-signed, and then uploaded to an online store to be later on downloaded and installed by unsuspicious users. This paper presents a set of protocols for increasing trust in special-purpose Android applications, termed… CONTINUE READING