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Course Detail

Course Name Secure Applications for Mobile Devices
Course Code 18CA459
Program M. C. A., M. C. A. ( Offered at Mysuru Campus )
Credits Three
Year Taught 2018
Degree Postgraduate (PG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


OS refresher; TCP/IP Refresher; Mobile Systems Characteristics; Design of Mobile OS, Android Internals, API – Application Software Design for Android – Tour of: Android Open Source Project (AOSP), CyanogenMod; Building a ROM; Linaro – Network Security; Linux Security; Android Security; Location Based Services; Pocket Spy – Android Permissions System – Mobile Malware – Privacy Violations – cyber security – Mobile-, Cloud-, Ubiquitous-, Pervasive- Computing

Apache cordova – Cross site request forgery- cross site – browser security model and policies – same origin policy – CORS – Android security model.

Text Books

  1. PrabhakerMateti, Lecture Notes on Android Internals and Security
  2. Nikolay Elenkov, “An In-Depth Guide to Android’s Security Architecture“. October 2014, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59327-581-5; WSU safaribooksonline
  3. Karim Yaghmour, Embedded Android, O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2013, 412 pp, ISBN: 9781449327958; WSU safaribooksonline
  4. Joseph Annuzzi, Jr., Lauren Darcey, Shane Conder, Introduction to Android Application Development: Android Essentials, 5th Edition, Addison-Wesley Professional, 2015, 672pp, ISBN: 9780134389653; WSU safaribooksonline
  5. Adapted Materials from Android security sites.

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