An enhanced security framework for reliable Android operating system

Jong Hyuk Park, Dohyun Kim, Ji Soo Park, Sangjin Lee

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The number of applications loaded with malware is rapidly increasing in Android operating system (OS). These malwares spread through the official Android market "Play Store", unofficial "black market", and private web pages. Once the malware activates, personal information can be extracted and some data can be deleted, causing tremendous damage to users. In order to provide reliability on Android OS, there is a need to analyze and address these malwares and recover the modified data. In this paper, we propose an enhanced security framework for a reliable Android OS. The framework provides means to prevent influx of malware by examining the Android OS and file system. In addition, it recovers data once deleted by security breaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-534
Number of pages7
JournalSecurity and Communication Networks
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Apr 1

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© 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.


  • Android OS
  • Android file system
  • Android malware
  • Data recovery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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