International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering & Telecommunications (IJEETC)
Android is an open source full stack platform for developing applications for Android based mobile phones. The wide spread usage of Android requires some areas for potential researchers. Mobility management, location awareness and security are among them. Vulnerability of theft exists as these phones are portable devices. This has opened new opportunities in the field of security of Android based mobile phones. A cost effective technique is needed to protect phones using existing resources. Location based services is one of such technique that can provide the protection for Smartphone's with minimal cost investment.