Android Malware Detection

  • Shymala Gowri Selvaganapathy
  • G. Sudha Sadasivam
  • Hema Priya N
  • Rajeshwari N
  • Dharani M
  • K. Karthik
Conference paper


Smartphones and mobile tablets are rapidly becoming essential in daily life. Android has been the most popular mobile operating system since 2012. However, owing to the open nature of Android, countless malwares are intermingled with a large number of benign apps in Android markets that seriously threaten Android security. The botnet is an example of using good technologies for bad intentions. A botnet is a collection of Internet-connected devices, each of which is running one or more bots. The Bot devices include PCs, Internet of Things, mobile devices, etc. Botnets can be used to perform Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS attack), steal data, send spam and allow the attacker access to the device and its connection. To ensure the security of mobile devices, malwares have to be resolved. Malware analysis can be carried out using techniques like static, dynamic, behavioural, hybrid and code analysis. In this chapter, several machine learning techniques and classifiers are used to categorize mobile botnet detection.


Android Android security Botnet Static Dynamic Hybrid Malware detection Machine learning techniques 



Distributed Denial of Service


Categorical Clustering Tree


Android Package


Support Vector Machine


Extreme Learning Machine


Single-Layer Feedforward Neural Network


Convolutional Neural Network


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shymala Gowri Selvaganapathy
    • 1
  • G. Sudha Sadasivam
    • 1
  • Hema Priya N
    • 1
  • Rajeshwari N
    • 1
  • Dharani M
    • 1
  • K. Karthik
    • 1
  1. 1.PSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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