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A Report on

Mobile Security

Submitted for Colloquium (NIT-456)

By
SAMEEKSHA YADAV
(IT / 2nd year / I)
(1402713901)
Under the Guidance of
(RUCHIN GUPTA)

AJAY KUMAR GARG ENGINEERING COLLEGE, GHAZIABAD
DEPARTMENT OF TECHNOLOGY
YEAR - 2015

Ghaziabad under my supervision. Guide Signature With designation Prof.AJAY KUMAR GARG ENGINEERING COLLEGE. To the best of our knowledge. P. College. Saw Head of Deptt. R. Information Technolog . GHAZIABAD CERTIFICATE Certified that “Sameeksha Yadav” has carried out the Report work entitled “Mobile Security” for the Colloquium from Ajay Kumar Garg Engg. this report has not been submitted earlier to any university for the Colloquium.

middleware and key applications.ABSTRACT Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system. . a consortium of 34 hardware. It allows developers to write managed code in a Javalike language that utilizes Google-developed Java libraries. Android is a software platform and operating system for mobile devices based on the Linux operating system and developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. software and t e l e c o m c o mp a n i e s d e v o t e d t o a d v a n c i n g o p e n s t a n d a r d s f o r m o b i l e d e v i c e s . most of the Android platform will be made available under the Apache free-software and open-source license. but does not support programs developed in native code. W h e n released in 2008. The unveiling of the Android platform on 5 November 2007 was announced with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance.

android auto c. android TV b. Android overview 4. Android architecture 3. performance focus b. document-centric apps d. notifications c. Other android devices a. advanced connectivity e. Android lollipop a. high performance graphics f. battery efficient apps h. new sensors g. Introduction of android 2. android wear 6. material design 5. Android world's most popular mobile platform .Index 1.

tablets. In the past these devices were primarily used to call and send text messages.laptops and other mobile devices. These phones contain a lot of private data and. The following chapter deals with some methods to use them more secure. The term mobile security is a broad one that covers everything from protecting mobile devices from malware threats to reducing risks and securing mobile devices and their data in the case of theft. There is a new generation of mobile devices that come with Internet access. built-in video cameras and the ability to install additional software. What is Mobile Security Mobile security involves protecting both personal and business information stored on and transmitted from smartphones. unfortunately. a phone can be lost easily. In addition. all mobiles have at least an ability to keep an address book. These smart phones can be very convenient and provide you with very powerful and useful tools.Introduction of Mobile Security Most people have mobile phones today. unauthorized access or accidental loss of the mobile device. .

Regular PCs (e.Cars (Android Auto).Wrist watches (Android Wear).Televisions (Android TV). Android is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Despite being primarily designed for touchscreen input. . .6.25 With a user interface based on direct manipulation.Digital cameras.Android architecture Android is a mobile operating system (OS) built on the Linux kernel version 2. and reverse pinching to manipulate on-screen objects. it also has been used in : . The OS uses touch inputs that loosely correspond to real-world actions. . and a virtual keyboard.g. pinching. . with specialized user interfaces for : . tapping. like swiping. .Game consoles. the HP Slate 21) and other electronics.

nick sears. with a goal to develop open standards for mobile devices. which was founded in palo alto. chris white Google acquired Android Inc. and chipset makers such as Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. along with the founding of open handset alliancea consortium of technology companies including Google. On august 17. rich miner. . Sony and Samsung.2005 As Google was planning to enter mobile market with this move. unveiled itself. california.Android overview Android is developed in 2003 by Android Inc. wireless carriers such as Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile. device manufacturers such as HTC. 2008 . in October 2002 by : andy rubin. released on October 22. Android was unveiled in 2007. . The first commercially available Smartphone running Android was the HTC Dream.

) . accessible.0 Lollipop—the largest and most ambitious release for Android yet! This release is packed with new features for users and thousands of new APIs for developers. smoother and more powerful computing experience.) Document-centric apps -(Android 5.0 adds new APIs that allow apps to perform concurrent operations with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). ART improves app performance and responsiveness.0 introduces a redesigned Overview space (formerly called Recents) that’s more versatile and useful for multitasking.Android lollipop Android 5.0 provides a faster.0 are more visible. to TVs and cars. And keep checks on app so that app doesn’t Skip frames.) -(Varying notification details may appear on the lock screen if desired by the user. from phones.) -(Android now runs exclusively on the new ART runtime.) Notifications -(Notifications in Android 5. Performance focus -(Android 5. tablets. and wearables.) Advanced connectivity -(Android 5. It extends Android even further. and configurable.) -(Key notification alerts such as incoming calls appear in a heads-up notification.

animated motion.0 brings Material design to Android and gives you an expanded UI toolkit for integrating the new design patterns easily in your apps. . checkboxes. -Ripple animations are available for buttons. such as when the device is charging or connected to Wi-Fi. and a heart rate sensor reports the heart rate of the person touching the device. Material design -Android 5. -New 3D views let you set a z-level to raise elements off of the view hierarchy and cast realtime shadows. a new tilt detector sensor helps improve activity recognition on supported devices.New types of sensors In Android 5. New interaction composite sensors are now available to detect special interactions such as a wake up gesture. -Built-in activity transitions take the user seamlessly from one state to another with beautiful. a pick up gesture. and other touch controls in your app.0. and a glance gesture. Tools for building battery-efficient apps -New job scheduling APIs allow you optimize battery life by deferring jobs for the system to run at a later time or under specified conditions. even as they move.

and IPTV receivers.3 or higher. Android TV is centered around a simplified home screen experience that allows users to discover content easily. play and skip music tracks or quickly respond to text messages from your watch. Wear works with phones running Android 4. The Android TV Input Framework (TIF) allows TV apps to handle video streams from sources such as HDMI inputs. It also enables live TV s • Android Auto • • Android Auto automatically brings you useful information and organises it into simple cards that appear just when they're needed. • Android Wear • • Android Wear connects your phone to your wrist. Pause.Other Android devices • Android TV • • provides a complete TV platform for your app's big screen experience. . TV tuners. contacts and messages while keeping your eyes on the road. Helps you Connect your phone to access all of your music. with personalized recommendations and voice search.

Android. games. . the worlds most popular mobile platform Android powers hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the world. It's the largest installed base of any mobile platform and growing fast— every day another million users power up their Android devices for the first time and start looking for apps. and other digital content.

Android's ability to customize is unparalleled compared to Apple's and Microsoft's software allowing the user to change and customize nearly every aspect of Android which most iPhone and Windows 7 users wouldn't dream possible. but is unique and incomparable to other mobile operating systems. adding their own twist. throughout the year. . but countless phones from numerous companies.Conclusion I've learned through my research that Android is a much more diverse operating system than iOS and Windows Phone Mobile. Android has grown rapidly over the past 4 years becoming the most used smartphone operating system in the world. I am not one to say that Android is better or worse than one OS. developing gradually day-by-day. It's because Android doesn't release 1 phone from 1 company with 1 new OS every year.

https://www.co.http://developer.http://en.android.html#Battery -www.org/wiki/Android_%28operating_system%29 .google.android.com/about/versions/lollipop.wikipedia.com/ .References .in .