Android

The Influence of Code Coverage Metrics on Automated Testing Efficiency in Android

Code coverage is an important metric that is used by automated Android testing and security analysis tools to guide the exploration of applications and to assess efficacy. Yet, there are many different variants of this metric and there is no …

StaDynA: Addressing the Problem of Dynamic Code Updates in the Security Analysis of Android Applications

Static analysis of Android applications can be hindered by the presence of the popular dynamic code update techniques: dynamic class loading and reflection. Recent Android malware samples do actually use these mechanisms to conceal their malicious …