Volume 11 Number 12 (Dec. 2016)
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JSW 2016 Vol.11(12): 1124-1230 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.11.12.1224-1230

Dynamic Permission Mechanism on Android

Lukas Aron*, Petr Hanacek
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, Bozetechova 2, Brno, Czech Republic.

Abstract—This paper discusses the implementation of protecting user's data on mobile device based on Android platform. The mobile platform surpasses computers in its popularity in many aspects of one daily routine. Protection of data is one of the basic security feature of each operating system. Android platform raise its protection with every new version of the system. This paper covers the new approach of the data protection against data leakage. The dynamic permission mechanism tracks the data flow of the application and restricts the application permission rules related to an input of the current application. The implementation shows the example of protection against data leakage from mobile device. This protection can be applied on every mobile device with an Android operating system and does not need the root access.

Index Terms—Android, dynamic permission mechanism, permissions, protection, security.


Cite: Lukas Aron, Petr Hanacek, "Dynamic Permission Mechanism on Android," Journal of Software vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 1224-1230, 2016.

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