By Joshua D. Drake, Zach Lanier, Collin Mulliner, Pau Oliva Fora, Stephen A. Ridley, Georg Wicherski
Final Release Date: March 2014
A complete guide to securing the Android operatingsystem
The Android Hacker’s Handbook provides networksecurity professionals and mobile device administrators with thespecifics of the Android operating system from a securitystandpoint. This book explains how the operating system works,security risks associated with it, and the overall securityarchitecture of the operating system. It also explains howvulnerabilities can be found in, and exploits developed for,various components of the system.
Written by some of the world’s foremost Android securityresearchers, the Android Hacker’s Handbook is the onlyresource of its kind to explore Android security on this level.This essential guide includes both implementation details as wellas complexities introduced by the open nature of the OS.
Become familiar with security implementation details, as wellas complexities introduced by the open nature of the AndroidOS
Avoid common security pitfalls and stay ahead of the latestsmartphone hacking strategies
Review the various types of attacks that have been successfulagainst the Android OS
Explore rooting and gain an understanding of the partitionlayout, boot process
Understand the complex nature of the Android ecosystem,including the impact of various hardware vendors and softwaredevelopers
Android Hacker's Handbook
Joshua D. Drake, Zach Lanier, Collin Mulliner, Pau Oliva Fora, Stephen A. Ridley, Georg Wicherski