A systematic review on Android Malware Detection
Android malware is growing at alarming rate and spreading rapidly despite on-going mitigating efforts. This brings a necessity to find more effective solutions to detect those malwares and prevent users from any malicious threats. The aim of the systematic review is to summarize the situation that existed from 2010 to 2015 with regards to various android malware analysis approaches and detection methods. A total of 58 selected papers met the inclusion criteria based on title of articles, exclusion criteria, reading abstract and content of the selected 58 papers. Different data are extracted from these articles and recorded in an excel sheet for further analysis. Most of the paper discussed about the use of dynamic analysis approach to analyze malware and signature-based method for malware detection. The systematic review carried out would provide information to all researchers and further inform the requirements for future development of enhanced malware analysis and detection methods.
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