A Survey on Android Malware Detection Techniques

Rubata RIASAT, Muntaha SAKEENA, Chong WANG, Abdul Hannan SADIQ, Yong-ji WANG
2017 DEStech Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering  
Now-a-days widely applicable smart phone application adoption and rapid growth of contextually sensitive nature of smartphone devices has led to a renaissance in mobile application services and increased concerns over smartphone malware. Most of the smart phone users are connected to internet for various purposes. Even after the advanced technology used in the smartphones still the users are remaining unprotected from malware attacks. To overcome these issues and to keep the smartphones safe a
more » ... umber of malicious applications, malware threat and adwares for mobile phones is expected to increase with the functionality enhancement of smart mobile phone. Android Operating Systems are most commonly used systems in the smartphones. Many applications are available in android play store and it is very difficult to distinguish and to discriminate between clean and malicious applications. We have briefly discussed different methods for detecting android malwares in this review and present a clear picture about these detection tools in the smartphone applications.
doi:10.12783/dtcse/wcne2016/5088 fatcat:umen353condztdgf77w4agvngq