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Android Operating System: Security Features, Vulnerabilities, and Protection Mechanisms


Lulwa Abdulmajeed AlJeraisy and Arwa Alsultan


Vol. 22  No. 11  pp. 367-372


In the age of smartphones, users accomplish their daily tasks using their smartphones due to the significant growth in smartphone technology. Due to these tremendous expansions, attackers are highly motivated to penetrate numerous mobile marketplaces with their developed malicious apps. Android has the biggest proportion of the overall market share when compared to other platforms including Windows, iOS, and Blackberry. This research will discuss the Android security features, vulnerabilities and threats, in addition to some existing protection mechanisms.


Android architecture, Android permissions, Android security, Vulnerabilities.