522_Presentation-phishing

522_Presentation-phi - P h i s h i n g o n M o b i l e D e v i c e s L e t i c i a L a d s o n P h y l i c i a T i n d a l S t e v e n s T a m e k

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Unformatted text preview: P h i s h i n g o n M o b i l e D e v i c e s L e t i c i a L a d s o n P h y l i c i a T i n d a l- S t e v e n s T a m e k a R e d m o n d What is Phishing? • An attempt to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy electronic entity • Communications portraying to be from popular social websites, auctions sites, online payment processing or IT administrators are used lure the vulnerable users • Usually carried out by email spoofing or instant messages Current issue • Mobile web links phishing and mobile devices • Current technique is to mimic target websites & applications • Lack of security indicators on mobile devices interfaces • Inter- applications sharing data • Users unawareness of the risk on operating unsecured devices Android Permission Demystified • In 2011, Android Market included more applications than Apple App Store • Supports third-party developments with their extensive API • Faulty Install-time permissions: • Provide users with control over their privacy and reduce impacts of bugs and...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course CSCE 522 taught by Professor Farkas during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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