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March 2015

Combating Android app repackaging attacks

Sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com

This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how apps repackaged through reverse engineering pose a big security risk to the Android smartphone operating system.

Table Of Contents

 

  • How might a reverse engineered app be exploited?
  • Tools for reverse engineering apps
  • Can app developers protect against reverse engineering?