Towards Automated Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Mobile Applications

  title={Towards Automated Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Mobile Applications},
  author={Yiming Jing and Gail-Joon Ahn and Ziming Zhao and Hongxin Hu},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing},
Mobile operating systems, such as Apple's iOS and Google's Android, have supported a ballooning market of feature-rich mobile applications. However, helping users understand and mitigate security risks of mobile applications is still an ongoing challenge. While recent work has developed various techniques to reveal suspicious behaviors of mobile applications, there exists little work to answer the following question: are those behaviors necessarily inappropriate? In this paper, we seek an… CONTINUE READING
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