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Porscha: policy oriented secure content handling in Android

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Porscha: policy oriented secure content handling in Android
The penetration of cellular networks worldwide and emergence of smart phones has led to a revolution in mobile content. Users consume diverse content when, for example, exchanging photos, playing games, browsing websites, and viewing multimedia. Current phone platforms provide protections for user privacy, the cellular radio, and the integrity of the OS itself. However, few offer protections to protect the content once it enters the phone. For example, MP3-based MMS or photo content placed on Android smart phones can be extracted and shared with impunity. In this paper, we explore the requirements and enforcement of digital rights management (DRM) policy on smart phones. An analysis of the Android market shows that DRM services should ensure: a) protected content is accessible only by authorized phones b) content is only accessible by provider-endorsed applications, and c) access is regulated by contextual constraints, e.g., used for a limited time, a maximum number of viewings, etc. ...
Machigar Ongtang, Kevin R. B. Butler, Patrick Drew
Added 10 Feb 2011
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where ACSAC
Authors Machigar Ongtang, Kevin R. B. Butler, Patrick Drew McDaniel
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