Function-based malware detection technique for android

Nava Sherman, Asaf Shabtai

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


The popularity and adoption of smartphones has fostered the rapid proliferation of mobile malware, especially on Android. According to Trend Micro predictions, the number of high-risk malicious applications for Android will reach two million in 2016 [1]. The open-market nature of Android applications and the lack of awareness of smartphone users to potential risks [2] make the Android operating system (OS) susceptible to malware attacks over the Internet. A comprehensive survey on the current state of the threats and vulnerabilities of mobile devices was done in Reference 3

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntrusion Detection and Prevention for Mobile Ecosystems
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9781315305820
ISBN (Print)9781138033573
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017


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