Enhancing User Privacy on Android Mobile Devices

Paper Topic :

Mobile Computing and Applications

Author Name :

Pal Bhavna Shyamlal

Abstract :

Android is known for giving the user control; it falls short when it comes to enabling and disabling the permissions on applications. Existing research on enhancing user privacy on Android devices can generally be classified as Android modifications. To reduce their potential operating system modifications, are required. This proposes the reverse engineering process is use of permissions removal, where it is used to remove an app’s permission. Study of seven popular social networking apps for Android mobile devices are based on our findings indicate that the difficulty of permissions removal may vary between types of permissions.

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