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Title: Data and mobile device protection
Authors: Low, Yi Sheng
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Software::Software engineering
DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Software::Operating systems
Issue Date: 2015
Abstract: Android is developed by Google and used as a mobile operating system based on Linux. Its primarily purpose is for touchscreen mobile devices such as tablet and smartphones with unique user interfaces for others types of devices such as Android TV or Android Wear. According to online research company Gartner, Android has reached close to a billion end users in 2014, expected to reach two billions units in 2016. With this much end users, it has make Android a valuable targets for black hat hackers to compromise the operating system and profit from it. This project has two Android applications. The first application aims to develop an application which has two special security features that will allow the users to encrypt and hash files in Android mobile devices. This application was developed in java eclipse using various library functions. It is able to encrypt and hash files using AES-256. The second application is similar to parent monitoring applications. Its aim is to allow parents to control their child from installing or using applications that are not allow, monitoring the browser history and lastly to detect if there are any unauthorized processes running in the background.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
Appears in Collections:SCSE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)

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