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Beyond Kernel-Level Integrity Measurement: Enabling Remote Attestation for the Android Platform

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Beyond Kernel-Level Integrity Measurement: Enabling Remote Attestation for the Android Platform
Abstract. Increasing adoption of smartphones in recent times has begun to attract more and more malware writers towards these devices. Among the most prominent and widely adopted open source software stacks for smartphones is Android that comes with a strong security infrastructure for mobile devices. However, as with any remote platform, a service provider or device owner needs assurance that the device is in a trustworthy state before releasing sensitive information to it. Trusted Computing provides a mechanism of establishing such an assurance. Through remote attestation, tc allows a service provider or a device owner to determine whether the device is in a trusted state before releasing protected data to or storing private information on the phone. However, existing remote attestation techniques cannot be deployed on Android due to the unique, vm-based architecture of the software stack. In this paper, we present an attestation mechanism tailored specifically for Android that can ...
Mohammad Nauman, Sohail Khan, Xinwen Zhang, Jean-P
Added 11 Jul 2010
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Type Conference
Year 2010
Where TRUST
Authors Mohammad Nauman, Sohail Khan, Xinwen Zhang, Jean-Pierre Seifert
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