Android Security Cookbook by Keith Makan, Scott Alexander-Bown

By Keith Makan, Scott Alexander-Bown

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useful recipes to delve into Android's protection mechanisms through troubleshooting universal vulnerabilities in functions and Android OS versions

Overview
• research the safety of Android functions and units, and make the most universal vulnerabilities in functions and Android working systems
• advance customized vulnerability evaluate instruments utilizing the Drozer Android safeguard overview Framework
• Reverse-engineer Android functions for defense vulnerabilities
• shield your Android software with modern hardening techniques

In Detail

Android defense Cookbook discusses many universal vulnerabilities and safeguard similar shortcomings in Android functions and working platforms. The ebook breaks down and enumerates the methods used to use and remediate those vulnerabilities within the kind of special recipes and walkthroughs.

The e-book additionally teaches readers to take advantage of an Android protection evaluation Framework referred to as Drozer and the way to enhance plugins to customise the framework.

Other issues coated comprise tips on how to reverse-engineer Android purposes to discover universal vulnerabilities, and the way to discover universal reminiscence corruption vulnerabilities on ARM units. by way of software safeguard this ebook will exhibit numerous hardening thoughts to guard program elements, the knowledge kept, safe networking. In precis, Android defense Cookbook presents a pragmatic research into many parts of Android software and working approach protection and provides the
What you'll examine from this book
• manage the Android improvement instruments and frameworks
• have interaction in program safeguard concepts
• Use the Drozer Android defense review Framework
• customise and increase your individual plugins for the Drozer Framework
• make the most, enumerate, and research universal program point exploits
• safeguard purposes from universal vulnerabilities and exploits
• Reverse-engineer purposes for universal code point vulnerabilities
• safe software networking, SSL/TLS
• Encryption to guard program data

Approach

"Android safety Cookbook' breaks down and enumerates the tactics used to use and remediate Android app safety vulnerabilities within the kind of distinctive recipes and walkthroughs.

Who this publication is written for

"Android safeguard Cookbook" is aimed toward an individual who's occupied with Android app defense and desires on the way to take the mandatory functional measures to guard themselves; which means Android program builders, defense researchers and analysts, penetration testers, and customarily any CIO, CTO, or IT managers dealing with the impeding onslaught of cellular units within the enterprise setting will reap the benefits of studying this book.

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