Date of Award
Golden G. Richard III
The Android operating system is quickly becoming the most popular platform for mobiledevices. As Android’s use increases, so does the need for both forensic and privacy toolsdesigned for the platform. This thesis presents the first methodology and toolset for acquiringfull physical memory images from Android devices, a proposed methodology for forensicallysecuring both volatile and non-volatile storage, and details of a vulnerability discovered by theauthor that allows the bypass of the Android security model and enables applications to acquirearbitrary permissions.
Sylve, Joseph T., "Android Memory Capture and Applications for Security and Privacy" (2011). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 1400.