Demystifying Android's Scoped Storage Defense

Yu Tsung Lee, Haining Chen, Trent Jaeger

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Android recently introduced the scoped storage defense to better protect application use of shared external storage. This article examines the evolution of Android external storage defenses leading to scoped storage and assesses the impact of the scoped storage defense for limiting opportunities for exploitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number9502925
Pages (from-to)16-25
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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