Iranian Academic Publishes Article On Android Security And Forensics

October 5, 2016


On October 5, 2016, the Iranian Cyber News Agency (ICNA) reported that an Iranian academic recently published an article on security risks and basic forensics in the event that an Android device is hacked. According to ICNA, the article gives a brief overview of reverse engineering tools, as well as mobile security and pen-testing tools. It also lays out the structure of Android and “its security model for checking permissions of different applications.” The article also explains what it means to “root” an Android device, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and provides an overview of how to prevent loss of data.

Source:, October 5, 2016