View Full Version : About TaintDroid - Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones


beachwanderer
10-04-2010, 05:41 AM
and other hardware using Android.

Some minor errors have been fixed in the OSDI (http://www.usenix.org/events/osdi10/tech/) paper "TaintDroid: An Information-Flow Tracking System for Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones (http://appanalysis.org/tdroid10.pdf)" (link to pdf, 15 pages) by William Enck, Peter Gilbert, Byung-gon Chun, Landon P. Cox, Jaeyeon Jung, Patrick McDaniel, and Anmol N. Sheth.

What's TaintDroid about? Well, this:


Using TaintDroid to monitor the behavior of 30 popular third-party Android applications, we found 68 instances of potential misuse of users’ private information across 20 applications.

To form your own opinion, have a look at the paper and appanalysis.org (http://appanalysis.org/index.html).