Computer Laboratory

Mobile security reading group

This is a reading group which meets at 10:00 every Wednesday during term in SW00 and discusses papers relevant to security and mobile devices.

Participants should sign up to the mailing list. The paper(s) to be read will be announced by the preceeding Friday so that people know what is being read sufficiently in advance that they can read it.

Paper Queue

This is the list of papers in our to read queue in the order we intend to read them

  1. Semantics-Aware Android Malware Classification Using Weighted Contextual API Dependency Graphs by Mu Zhang, Yue Duan, Heng Yin, and Zhiruo Zhao
  2. DREBIN: Effective and Explainable Detection of Android Malware in Your Pocket by Daniel Arp, Michael Spreitzenbarth, Malte Hubner, Hugo Gascon, Konrad Rieck
  3. Amandroid: A Precise and General Inter-component Data Flow Analysis Framework for Security Vetting of Android Apps by Fengguo Wei, Sankardas Roy, Xinming Ou, and Robby
  4. On Tracking Information Flows through JNI in Android Applications by Chenxiong Qian ; Xiapu Luo ; Yuru Shao ; Chan, A.T.S.
  5. A Bayesian Approach to Privacy Enforcement in Smartphones by Omer Tripp, and Julia Rubin
  6. General Area or Approximate Location?: How People Understand Location Permissions by Huiqing Fu and Janne Lindqvist
  7. Location Privacy Protection for Smartphone Users by Kassem Fawaz and Kang G. Shin
  8. PowerSpy: Location Tracking using Mobile Device Power Analysis by Yan Michalevsky, Gabi Nakibly, Aaron Schulman, Dan Boneh
  9. Gyrophone: Recognizing Speech from Gyroscope Signals by Yan Michalevsky and Dan Boneh
  10. Personalized Security Indicators to Detect Application Phishing Attacks in Mobile Platforms by Claudio Marforio, Ramya Jayaram Masti, Claudio Soriente, Kari Kostiainen, Srdjan Capkun

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