Influencing User's Behavior Concerning Android Privacy Policy: An Overview

Ming Di, Shah Nazir, Fucheng Deng, Sikandar Ali
2021 Mobile Information Systems  
The wide-ranging implementation of Android applications used in various devices, from smartphones to intelligent television, has made it thought-provoking for developers. The permission granting mechanism is one of the defects imposed by the developers. Such assessing of defects does not allow the user to comprehend the implication of privacy for granting permission. Mobile applications are speedily easily reachable to typical users of mobile. Despite possible applications for improving the
more » ... rdability, availability, and effectiveness of delivering various services, it handles sensitive data and information. Such data and information carry considerable security and privacy risks. Users are usually unaware of how the data can be managed and used. Reusable resources are available in the form of third-party libraries, which are broadly active in android apps. It provides a diversity of functions that deliver privacy and security concerns. Host applications and third-party libraries are run in the same process and share similar permissions. The current study has presented an overview of the existing approaches, methods, and tools used for influencing user behavior concerning android privacy policy. Various prominent libraries were searched, and their search results were analyzed briefly. The search results were presented in diverse perspectives for showing the details of the work done in the area. This will help researchers to offer new solutions in the area of the research.
doi:10.1155/2021/3452700 fatcat:kojuiqdcgvezvgomn4zbf5ffba