An Encryption Technique to Thwart Android Binder Exploits

  • Yadu Kaladharan
  • Prabhaker Mateti
  • K. P. Jevitha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 385)


Binder handles the interprocess communication in Android. Whether the communication is between the components of the same application or different applications, it happens through Binder. Hence captivating it can expose all the communications. Man-in-the-Binder is one such exploit that can subvert the Binder mechanism. In this paper, we propose an encryption mechanism that can provide confidentiality to app communications to prevent such exploits.


Android Binder Inter process communication Man-in-the-binder Encryption XBRF 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yadu Kaladharan
    • 1
  • Prabhaker Mateti
    • 2
  • K. P. Jevitha
    • 3
  1. 1.TIFAC-CORE in Cyber SecurityAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringWright State UniversityDaytonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreIndia

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