Detecting Malicious Apps in Android Devices using SVM, Random Forest & Decision Trees

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In recent years, the usages of smart phones are increasing steadily and also growth of Android application users are increasing. Due to growth of Android application user, some intruder are creating malicious android application as tool to steal the sensitive data. We need an effective and efficient malicious applications detection tool to handle new complex malicious apps created by intruder or hackers. This project deals with idea of using machine learning approaches for detecting the malicious android application. First we have to gather dataset of past malicious apps as training set and with the help of Support vector machine algorithm and decision tree algorithm make up comparison with training dataset and trained dataset we can predict the malware android apps upto 93.2 % unknown / New malware mobile application. By implementing SIGPID, Significant Permission Identification (SIGPID).The goal of the sigid is to improve the apps permissions effectively and efficiently. This SIGPID system improves the accuracy and efficient detection of malware application. With the help of machine learning algorithms such as SVM, Random Forest Classifier and Decision Tree algorithms we make a comparison between training dataset and trained dataset to classify malicious application and benign app.




Sanjana, E. … Katragadda, A. (2020). Detecting Malicious Apps in Android Devices using SVM, Random Forest & Decision Trees. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE), 9(1), 1414–1417.

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