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dc.contributorDepartment of Computingen_US
dc.contributor.advisorLuo, Xiapu Daniel (COMP)-
dc.creatorYin, Haoyang-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleTowards unpacking Android appsen_US
dcterms.abstractWith the increasing number of distribution channels, Android apps are often faced with various risks, such as virus implantation, advertising replacement, payment channel tampering, fishing and information hijacking. For the developers, it is a great difficulty to deal with these threats. Currently, the most effective way to protect an app is packing. However, there are still some vulnerabilities with the current packing techniques, which would provide the attackers with opportunities to unpack the apps. This article describes some popular packing techniques and related products, while a feasible way to unpack has been presented from a different view. Moreover, in this article, some suggestions have been put forward for further improvement.en_US
dcterms.extentviii, 47 pages : color illustrationsen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.LCSHApplication software -- Security measures.en_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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