INTRODUCTION TO DYNAMIC DALVIK INSTRUMENTATION (ON ANDROID) presented at SummerCon 2013

by Collin Mulliner,

Tags: Security

Summary : As application security becomes more important on Android we need better tools to analyze and understand applications on the Android platform. Android applications are written in Java and a run in the Dalvik VM. Until now most analysis is done via disassembling and monitored execution in an emulator. This talk presents a new technique to instrument Android applications executed in the DVM. The talk will introduce the basics of this technique and show you what can be achieved using it.