Consciousness about Mobile App Permissions
Uma H R1, Rashmi G R2, Bindushree V3
1Uma H R, Assistant Professor , Department of CSE, BGSIT, Mandya, India.
2Rashmi G R, Assistant Professor , Department of CSE, BGSIT, Mandya, India.
3Bindushree V, Assistant Professor , Department of CSE, BGSIT, Mandya, India.
Manuscript received on November 11, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 20 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 November, 2019. | PP: 11384-11386 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D4237118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D4237.118419
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Abstract: This paper gives us the attentiveness on opening files from unknown sources as sometimes it may cause damage to our mobile phones. In almost all the mobile apps after downloading it will ask some of the permissions to allow clicking for the allow button only we can able to access anything in that application otherwise we are unable to use all the features of that application. Many popular android apps including Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter, Share it, Instagram and other party apps get user permission after the installation. By allowing these permissions they can recording with the phone audio and video at any time, they can see contacts and modifying the USB storage contents(files). Lack of knowledge and awareness about permissions to the people may cause significant negative consequences. This research evaluates effectiveness of a demo app with visual ques to increase permissions awareness and avoid negative consequences.
Keywords: Mobile Applications, Permissions, Android, Awareness, Education, Empirical Study, Mobile App Permission Disadvantage.
Scope of the Article: Mobile App Security and Privacy.