International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE)
Day-by-day, Smartphones are becoming an integral part of various fields in the people's life. The increased use of Smartphones has raised the issue of security of data stored in Android Smartphones. Various techniques have been suggested for securing data stored on Smartphones. Many of them fall in the category of Android extensions i.e. making changes in the Android operating system. While in some solutions, mobile virtualization technique is used. This paper gives a brief review of Android security solutions implemented using Android extensions as well as mobile virtualization.