Information and Media Technologies
Online ISSN : 1881-0896
ISSN-L : 1881-0896
Media (processing) and Interaction
Smartphone Privacy in Mobile Computing: Issues, Methods and Systems
Rui LIUJiannong CAOLei YANG
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2015 Volume 10 Issue 2 Pages 281-293


The ubiquitous and ever-more-capable smartphones bring forth unprecedented performance in mobile computing. The pursuit of high quality mobile mobile applications and services may however compromise user privacy, which is a pivotal issue in mobile computing. In this article, we survey the state of the art on smartphone privacy, focusing on current issues, proposed methods and existing systems. We discuss the characteristics of smartphone privacy in mobile computing and then investigate a number of related work and on-going research in detecting and mitigating privacy risks in the smartphone. According to our findings, we point out future challenges of smartphone privacy in mobile computing.

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