2009/12/1

Securing Android-powered mobile devices using SELinux

Asaf Shabtai, Yuval Fledel, Yuval Elovici

IEEE Security & Privacy 8 (3), 36-44, 2009

Google’s Android framework incorporates an operating system and software stack for mobile devices. Using a general-purpose operating system such as Linux in mobile devices has advantages but also security risks. Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) can help reduce potential damage from a successful attack.