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Android Application Security Essentials by Pragati Ogal Rai

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Summary

Permissions are the core of Android application security and this chapter covered permissions in detail. We learned the four permission protection levels, how to protect the components with permissions, and how to define new permissions. Awareness and understanding of the permission model is essential both for developers and users of an Android phone. Now that we are armed with the knowledge of components, inter-component communication and permissions, let's march to the next chapter and learn how to define an application's policy file.

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