Security Evaluation System for Android Applications Using User's Reviews and Permissions

Naonobu Okazaki, Yoshihiro Kita, Kentaro Aburada, Mirang Park
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Naonobu Okazaki
Available Online 1 December 2015.
Mal-applications, User’s reviews, Permissions, Android OS.
Leakage of the important data in mobile terminals by mal-applications is becoming a serious threat. The users must be careful not to install mal-applications. Application markets provide the application’s reviews and using permissions at the application downloading. However, the most of users check the reviews only. All users must be cautious about not only the using permissions but also the combination of them. In this paper, we propose a security evaluation system to prevent the installation of mal-applications on Android OS. This system indicates the user reviews with the using permission information of application to new users.

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