A Malicious Attacks and Defense Techniques on Android-Based Smartphone Platform
MA Rahim Khan1, RC Tripathi2, Ajit Kumar3

1M A Rahim Khan, Department of Computer Science, Lingaya‟s Vidyapeeth, Faridabad, Haryana 121002. India.

2R. C. Tripathi, Department of Computer Science, Lingaya‟s Vidyapeeth, Faridabad Haryana – 121002. India.

3Ajit Kumar, Department of Computer Science, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha 754006. India.

Manuscript received on 08 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 June 2019 | Manuscript Published on 08 July 2019 | PP: 361-369 | Volume-8 Issue-8S3 June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H10930688S319/19©BEIESP

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Abstract: This digital era after computer and internet smartphone is the third revolution and making ubiquitous computing possible. Android lead the smartphone market as most used operating system. This popularity of Android also makes it primary targets of cyber attackers and hackers. There are many different types of cyberattacks targeted towards Andorid environment. In this review paper, we have investigated various attacks reported with respect to Android and have also gathered different type of defenses available to protect users from these attacks. This work is focus on accumulating various literature works available in this domain and provide a comprehensive representation of these works. The various works are grouped into two broad categories i.e. signature and non-signature based, and techniques mentioned in each work is studied and technical observations are made against them which help to understand the usability of these techniques. Such organized and details review work is required to study the problem in depth and works towards solution. The literature works are summarized and organized in proper table which help to visualized and easy comparison the information.

Keywords: Smartphone, Android
Scope of the Article: Computer Science and Its Applications