Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 875–884 | Cite as

Android platform-based individual privacy information protection system

  • Weizhe Zhang
  • Xiong Li
  • Naixue Xiong
  • Athanasios V. Vasilakos
Original Article


With the popularity of mobile phones with Android platform, Android platform-based individual privacy information protection has been paid more attention to. In consideration of individual privacy information problem after mobile phones are lost, this paper tried to use SMS for remote control of mobile phones and providing comprehensive individual information protection method for users and completed a mobile terminal system with self-protection characteristics. This system is free from the support of the server and it can provide individual information protection for users by the most basic SMS function, which is an innovation of the system. Moreover, the protection mechanism of the redundancy process, trusted number mechanism and SIM card detection mechanism are the innovations of this system. Through functional tests and performance tests, the system could satisfy user functional and non-functional requirements, with stable operation and high task execution efficiency.


Android Information security Mobile device Remote control SMS message 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weizhe Zhang
    • 1
  • Xiong Li
    • 1
  • Naixue Xiong
    • 2
  • Athanasios V. Vasilakos
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  2. 2.Department of Business and Computer ScienceSouthwestern Oklahoma State UniversityOklahomaUSA
  3. 3.Lulea University of TechnologyLuleåSweden

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