Android App Evaluation System to Find Risk Level before Installation

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2015 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-28 Number-3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : V.Bhargavi, M.Prabhakar


V.Bhargavi, M.Prabhakar "Android App Evaluation System to Find Risk Level before Installation". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V28(3):126-130, October 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
As we know popularity of devices huge usage for regular life, business life, many numbers of users are trying to download and install apps into their devices. Apps may be free or paid apps. Most of the users are trying to down load for free installation of apps. In this model of installation applications are asking users to accept to access their services like accessing contacts, location details, images, memory etc... But most of the cases user has no awareness about accessing information by the apps while installing. In this way users are losing their information entrusted apps after installation. So here we are going design our application which display risk score of an app before trying to install into their device. Risk score can be calculated by description data available from google play portal. So that users can pick app to install which has less or low risk value, which will not affect their data of mobile after installation. As Previous research has shown that this reliance on users is ineffective, as most users do not understand or consider the permission information.

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App Security, Risk Level, android apps, google play.