Android Penetration Testing Tutorial For Beginners

Android Security Issues, Limitations, and Enforcement

Android Sandbox

For isolating the app resources and separating the apps from each other, Android uses a unique user ID (UID) concept and sets up a sandbox. Here, all the apps are assigned unique UIDs for running their own processes. 

Android Sandbox is also great for maintaining the security of apps as multiple applications can’t communicate with each other. 

Android Permissions

There are several sorts of permissions in Android. These include API permission, file system permission, and IPC permission. 

The permissions for an application are fetched from the manifest of the app at the time of its installation. 

Most common permissions for an Android app include:

Android Permissions

Android permissions

Complicated Security and Exploits

The isolation of processes and privilege reduction in Android improve the security, but the architecture becomes quite complex for developers. For hackers, it means that they need to understand the complexities to successfully launch an attack. Moreover, exploiting a vulnerability doesn’t mean the entire Android system is hacked.

Android Application Testing | Mobile App Testing

In this video, We are explaining Android Application Testing | Mobile App Testing - Ethical Hacking. Please do watch the complete video for in-depth information.

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