Analysis on smartphone devices for detection and prevention of malware.

Alazab, Moutaz Atef 2014, Analysis on smartphone devices for detection and prevention of malware., PhD thesis, School of Information Technology, Deakin University.

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Title Analysis on smartphone devices for detection and prevention of malware.
Author Alazab, Moutaz Atef
Institution Deakin University
School School of Information Technology
Faculty Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Batten, Lynn MargaretORCID iD for Batten, Lynn Margaret
Xiang, YangORCID iD for Xiang, Yang
Pan, LeiORCID iD for Pan, Lei
Date submitted 2014-08
Keyword(s) smartphones
mobile devices
malware detection
malware analysis
Summary The specific goals in this thesis are to investigate weaknesses on the smartphone devices, which leave it vulnerable to attacks by malicious applications, and to develop proficient detection mechanisms and methods for detecting and preventing smartphone malware, specifically in the Android devices. In addition, to Investigate weaknesses of existing countermeasures.
Language eng
Field of Research 080201 Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity
080303 Computer System Security
080307 Operating Systems
Socio Economic Objective 890103 Mobile Data Networks and Services
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