Characterizing Improper Input Validation Vulnerabilities of Mobile Crowdsourcing Services

External resource control of mobile devices

HanGuard: SDN-driven protection of smart home WiFi devices from malicious mobile apps

A new development of smart-home systems is to use mobile apps to control IoT devices across a Home Area Network (HAN). As verified in our study, those systems tend to rely on the Wi-Fi router to authenticate other devices. This treatment exposes them …

Ghost Installer in the Shadow: Security Analysis of App Installation on Android

Android allows developers to build apps with app installation functionality themselves with minimal restriction and support like any other functionalities. Given the critical importance of app installation, the security implications of the approach …