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Learning Pentesting for Android Devices by Aditya Gupta

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Android Security

Android is one of the most popular smartphone operating systems of the present day. Along with popularity, there are a lot of security risks that inevidently get introduced into the applications as well, making the user in itself at threat. We will cover each aspect of Android application security and pentesting in a methodogical and gradual approach in this book.

In this chapter, you'll learn the following topics:

  • The basics of Android and its security model
  • The Android architecture, including its individual components and layers
  • How to use Android Debug Bridge (adb) and interact with the device

The goal of this chapter is to set a foundation for Android security, which could then be used in the upcoming ...

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