A systematic review on Android Malware Detection

  • Kezang Dema
  • Thinley Jamtsho


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.

Keywords: Keywords-Android malware, Dynamic analysis, Static analysis, Anomaly, Signature-based


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Dema, K., & Jamtsho, T. (2020). A systematic review on Android Malware Detection. Asian Journal For Convergence In Technology (AJCT) ISSN -2350-1146, 5(3), 83-86. Retrieved from https://asianssr.org/index.php/ajct/article/view/925