This line of research focuses on studying malware and attacks targeting mobile devices and proposing solutions to analyze and detect such threats.
Main research outcomes:
- AndroTotal: a free service to scan suspicious APKs against multiple mobile antivirus apps.
- HelDroid: a tool that deals with the analysis of Android ransomware. What it does in a nutshell is find clues in the disassembled Android bytecode that indicate the presence of code used to implement the typical features of ransomware.
- OpenST: an ARM/Linux system call tracer.