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Security and Privacy in Mobile Devices: Novel Attacks and Countermeasures

Abstract Mobile devices have penetrated into every aspect of modern world. For one thing, they are becoming ubiquitous in daily life. For the other thing, they are storing more and more data, including sensitive data. Therefore, security and privacy of mobile devices are indispensable. This dissertation consists of five parts: two authentication schemes, two attacks, and one countermeasure related to security and privacy of mobile devices.

Specifically, in Chapter 1, I give an overview the challenges and existing solutions in these areas. In Chapter 2, a novel authentication scheme is presented, which is based on a user’s tapping or sliding on the touchscreen of a mobile device. In Chapter 3, I focus on mobile app fingerprinting and propose a metho... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Chen, Yimin (Author) / Zhang, Yanchao (Advisor) / Zhang, Junshan (Committee member) / Reisslein, Martin (Committee member) / Ying, Lei (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Computer science / Computer engineering / Attacks / Countermeasures / Mobile device / Privacy / Security
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 203 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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