Automatic Feature Extraction, Categorization and Detection of Malicious Code in Android Applications

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Provided by: Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science (IAES)
Topic: Software
Format: PDF
Since, Android has become a popular software platform for mobile devices recently; they offer almost the same functionality as personal computers. Malwares have also become a big concern. As the number of new Android applications tends to be rapidly increased in the near future, there is a need for automatic malware detection quickly and efficiently. In this paper, the authors define a simple static analysis approach to first extract the features of the android application based on intents and categories the application into a known major category and later on mapping it with the permissions requested by the application and also comparing it with the most obvious intents of category.
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