Smart Device Security

Our research in this area focuses on combining information flow analysis, dynamic analysis and machine learning to identify security issues such as information leakages, vulnerabilities and malicious software. While our work has been primarily focused on Android, we are now moving towards a more general approach, considering all kinds of smart or IoT devices. Our research in Bluetooth Low Energy is an example of this approach using information flow analysis techniques. In a recently published paper we analyse how many Bluetooth Low Energy devices have application layer security and therefore are protected against attacks by applications co-located on the same device.

You can find the tool we developed for the paper here