Securing android-powered mobile devices using SELinux

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Google's Android framework incorporates an operating system and software stack for mobile devices. Using a general-purpose operating system such as Linux in mobile devices has advantages but also security risks. Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) can help reduce potential damage from a successful attack.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5342408
Pages (from-to)36-44
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • Access control
  • Android
  • Linux security modules
  • Mobile computing
  • Mobile devices
  • SELinux
  • Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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