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Android Taint Flow Analysis for App Sets

May 2014 Conference Paper
Will Klieber, Lori Flynn, Amar S. Bhosale (Carnegie Mellon Heinz School), Limin Jia (Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Lujo Bauer (Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)

This paper describes a new static taint flow analysis that precisely tracks both inter-component and intra-component data flow in a set of Android applications.

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CERT

Abstract

This paper was presented at the ACM SIGPLAN International Workshop on the State Of the Art in Java Program Analysis (SOAP 2014), June 12, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland,
United Kingdom. The authors
 describe a new static taint flow analysis that precisely tracks both inter-component and intra-component data flow in a set of Android applications.

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