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Android Security: An evaluation of applications in Google Play
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
2017 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis examines security issues that might occur in the applications from Google Play. It examines vulnerabilities by an evaluation of how well the policies and guidelines of the store transfers to the applications.

After a short literature study about android and security. The polices and guidelines of Google Play is examined. Experiments with 10 of Google Plays top listed applications are conducted. Then a simple pen test explores how this may affect the security in the user’s phones. Lastly the result is discussed in respect to guide lines and policies and Google Play.

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2017. , p. 68
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UMNAD ; 1131
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-142522OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-142522DiVA, id: diva2:1161861
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Available from: 2017-12-01 Created: 2017-12-01 Last updated: 2017-12-01Bibliographically approved

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