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A middleware for securing mobile mashups

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A middleware for securing mobile mashups
Mashups on traditional desktop devices are a well-known source of security risks. In this paper, we examine how these risks translate to mobile mashups and identify new risks caused by mobile-specific characteristics such as access to device features or offline operation. We describe the design of SCCM, a platform independent approach to handle the various mobile mashup security risks in a consistent and systematic manner. Evaluating an SCCM implementation for Android, we find that SCCM successfully protects against common attacks such as inserting a malicious widget from the outside. Categories and Subject Descriptors D.2.m [Software Engineering]: Miscellaneous – reusable software. D.4.6 [Operating Systems]: Security and Protection – access controls. H.3.3 [Information Storage and Retrieval]:Information Search and Retrieval – Information filtering. H.3.5 [Information Storage and Retrieval]: Online Information Services – web-based services. General Terms Design, Security. Keyw...
Florent Batard, Karima Boudaoud, Michel Riveill
Added 15 May 2011
Updated 15 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where WWW
Authors Florent Batard, Karima Boudaoud, Michel Riveill
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