A Privacy-Preserving Proximity Friend Notification Scheme With Opportunistic Networking

Date Added: May 2012
Format: PDF

Recently, Smartphone have revolutionized mobile and pervasive computing around the world, and many Smartphone-based applications have been developed to enrich the people daily lives, such as location-based application which offers various useful services to its users based on users' current locations like Google Latitude. However, the attractive features of Smartphone-based applications inevitably incur higher risks for abuse if such applications and services do not take security and privacy consideration into account prior to it being widely deployment.