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Title

Android Malware : Study and Analysis for Privacy Leak in Ad-Hoc Network

Author

Akash Malhotra, Pawan Prakash Singh

Citation

Vol. 14  No. 6  pp. 92-95

Abstract

Smartphone’s users has been increasing since last few years which provides numerous operations like accessing information through online mode, payment options, using utility applications, playing games. Smartphone’s have become so powerful these days that tends to play the role of PC’s. The basic operation of any mobile phone calling, storing personal details like contact information in contact book, business data, text messages etc. Since we are in new generation, where so many different varieties of devices connect together with each other giving way for security concerns. With the huge and tremendous uprising Smartphone sales in market, the chances of malicious attacks became a trouble. As malware developers tries to steal information from such devices. This paper provides a study of analyzing malware through static and dynamic means. In static analysis we are performing reverse engineering to detect malicious code and in dynamic analysis we are using tools to identify the packet structure. Further we perform white listing for safe destination address. In this paper we are highlighting the aspects of mobile malware when compared with third party applications like Lookout etc.

Keywords

Android malware, reverse engineering, security and protection, Anti-virus, white listing.

URL

http://paper.ijcsns.org/07_book/201406/20140616.pdf