Our lab has been considering a variety of changes and improvements to smartphone architectures (Android, etc.) to improve their security. We’ve also been conducting measurement studies against real-world smartphone apps.
M. Dietz, S. Shekhar, Y. Pisetsky, A. Shu, and D. S. Wallach, “Quire: Lightweight Provenance for Smart Phone Operating Systems”, in 20th USENIX Security Symposium, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
T. Book, A. Pridgen, and D. S. Wallach, “Longitudinal Analysis of Android Ad Library Permissions”, in Mobile Security Technologies (MOST 2013), San Francisco, CA, 2013.
Faculty: Dan Wallach
Students: Theodore Book, Michael Dietz, Yuliy Pisetsky, Shashi Shekhar, Anhei Shu
Support for this work comes from: NSF CNS-1117943 (“Security Architectures for Smartphones”) and a gift from Samsung.