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Selected Topics in Android Security (IN2106, IN0012, IN4189)

Course 0000001768 in WS 2017/8

General Data

Course Type practical training
Semester Weekly Hours 6 SWS
Organisational Unit Informatics 4 - Chair of Software & Systems Engineering (Prof. Pretschner)
Lecturers Aleieldin Salem
Responsible/Coordination: Alexander Pretschner
Thomas Hutzelmann

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The course material will focus on categories of vulnerabilities that have recently been jeopardizing the security of the Android platform e.g. app reverse engineering and repackaging, traffic analysis, authentication bypassing, client-side injection, repackaged malware, et cetera. The material will also have a glimpse of utilizing artificial intelligence techniques e.g. machine learning within this domain. The topics to be covered in this practical course include (but not limited to): * Android app components and permissions * Android security architecture *App vulnerabilities (e.g., leaking content providers, input validation issues, hardcoding, etc.) * Tapjacking * App pen-testing using Drozer * Client-side Injection * App monitoring and hooking * Dex file analysis and app reverse engineering * Android app analysis and testing e.g. using concolic execution * Malware analysis and detection (using machine learning)
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E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
TUMonline entry

Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

WS 2018/9 Selected Topics in Android Security (IN2106, IN0012, IN4189) Ibrahim, A. Salem, A.
Responsible/Coordination: Pretschner, A.
Thu, 14:00–16:00, MI 01.09.014
and singular or moved dates
WS 2016/7 Selected Topics in Android Security (IN2106, IN0012, IN4189) Salem, A.
Responsible/Coordination: Pretschner, A.
WS 2015/6 Securing Android (IN2106, IN0012, IN4189)
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