Sleeping Android: the danger of dormant permissions
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A weakness in the permissions architecture of the Android platform means that apps could gain access to functionality without a user’s knowledge or consent, leaving them open to exploitation or abuse by attackers. Changes to the way the Android platform authorises permission requests could compromise the security of unwary users.  Access >>>

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  • Permission architecture basics
  • Permission architecture evolution
  • When evolution exposes weakness

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