Security and Privacy in Communication Networks. 13th International Conference, SecureComm 2017, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, October 22–25, 2017, Proceedings

Research Article

ThiefTrap – An Anti-theft Framework for Android

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-319-78813-5_9,
        author={Sascha Gro\`{a} and Abhishek Tiwari and Christian Hammer},
        title={ThiefTrap -- An Anti-theft Framework for Android},
        proceedings={Security and Privacy in Communication Networks. 13th International Conference, SecureComm 2017, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, October 22--25, 2017, Proceedings},
        proceedings_a={SECURECOMM},
        year={2018},
        month={4},
        keywords={Anti-theft Data protection Information hiding Privacy},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-319-78813-5_9}
    }
    
  • Sascha Groß
    Abhishek Tiwari
    Christian Hammer
    Year: 2018
    ThiefTrap – An Anti-theft Framework for Android
    SECURECOMM
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78813-5_9
Sascha Groß1,*, Abhishek Tiwari1,*, Christian Hammer1,*
  • 1: University of Potsdam
*Contact email: saschagross@uni-potsdam.de, tiwari@uni-potsdam.de, chrhammer@uni-potsdam.de

Abstract

Smartphones store a plenitude of sensitive data. This data together with high values of smartphones make them an attractive target for physical theft. Clearly, the device owner would like to regain the device in such a case. Also, the information should be protected from illegitimate access.