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ashishb/android-security-awesome

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A collection of android security related resources
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Jan 17th - Jan 23rd, 2022

Tools

Online Analyzers

  • AppSweep by Guardsquare - Free, fast Android application security testing for developers
  • Nov 22nd - Nov 28th, 2021

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Oversecured - Enterprise vulnerability scanner for Android and iOS apps, it offers app owners and developers the ability to secure each new version of a mobile app by integrating Oversecured into the development process. Not free.
  • Tools

    Vulnerable Applications for practice

  • Oversecured Vulnerable Android App (OVAA)stars338
  • Oct 18th - Oct 24th, 2021

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Decompiler.com - Online APK and Java decompiler
  • Oct 4th - Oct 10th, 2021

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • AMAaaS - Free Android Malware Analysis Service. A baremetal service features static and dynamic analysis for Android applications. A product of MalwarePot.
  • AppCritique - Upload your Android APKs and receive comprehensive free security assessments
  • Tools

    Market Crawlers

  • APK Downloader Online Sevrice to download APK from Playstore for specific Android Device Configuration
  • Tools

    Vulnerable Applications for practice

  • Insecureshopstars199
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Android_application_analyzerstars114 - The tool is used to analyze the content of the android application in local storage.
  • Android Malware Analysis Toolkit - (linux distro) Earlier it use to be an online analyzer
  • Android Reverse Engineering – ARE (android reverse engineering) not under active development anymore
  • ViaLab Community Edition
  • Mercury
  • Cobradroid – custom image for malware analysis
  • Jul 26th - Aug 1st, 2021

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • MVT (Mobile Verification Toolkit)stars7.7k - a collection of utilities to simplify and automate the process of gathering forensic traces helpful to identify a potential compromise of Android and iOS devices
  • Procyon - Java decompiler
  • Smali viewer
  • ZjDroid, fork/mirror
  • Dare – .dex to .class converter
  • May 31st - Jun 6th, 2021

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Approver - Approver is a fully automated security analysis and risk assessment platform for Android and iOS apps. Not free.
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • PAPIMonitorstars29 – PAPIMonitor (Python API Monitor for Android apps) is a python tool based on Frida for monitoring user-select APIs during the app execution.
  • Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Obfuscapkstars716 - Obfuscapk is a modular Python tool for obfuscating Android apps without needing their source code.
  • ARMANDroidstars6 - ARMAND (Anti-Repackaging through Multi-patternAnti-tampering based on Native Detection) is a novel anti-tampering protection scheme that embeds logic bombs and AT detection nodes directly in the apk file without needing their source code.
  • Tools

    Market Crawlers

  • PlaystoreDownloaderstars927 - PlaystoreDownloader is a tool for downloading Android applications directly from the Google Play Store. After an initial (one-time) configuration, applications can be downloaded by specifying their package name.
  • May 3rd - May 9th, 2021

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • Mobile Auditstars137 - Web application for performing Static Analysis and detecting malware in Android APKs.
  • Several tools from PSU
  • Mar 29th - Apr 4th, 2021

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Pithus - Open-Source APK analyzer. Still in Beta for the moment and limited to static analysis for the moment. Possible to hunt malwares with Yara rules. More here.
  • Mar 15th - Mar 21st, 2021

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • APKLeaksstars3k - Scanning APK file for URIs, endpoints & secrets.
  • Dec 14th - Dec 20th, 2020

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • Quark-Enginestars873 - An Obfuscation-Neglect Android Malware Scoring System
  • One Step Decompilerstars194 - Android APK Decompilation for the Lazy
  • Tools

    Misc Tools

  • Android Mobile Device Hardeningstars122 - AMDH scans and harden device's settings and list harmful installed Apps based on permissions.
  • Opcodes table for quick reference
  • APK-Downloader - seems dead now
  • Dalvik opcodes
  • Sep 28th - Oct 4th, 2020

    Tools

    Misc Tools

  • mitmproxystars27.7k
  • dockerfile/androguardstars34
  • Android Vulnerability Test Suitestars997 - android-vts scans a device for set of vulnerabilities
  • AppMonstars1.3k- AppMon is an automated framework for monitoring and tampering system API calls of native macOS, iOS and android apps. It is based on Frida.
  • Internal Bluestars508 - Bluetooth experimentation framework based on Reverse Engineering of Broadcom Bluetooth Controllers
  • Android Device Security Database - Database of security features of Android devices
  • Tools

    Vulnerable Applications for practice

  • Damn Insecure Vulnerable Application (DIVA)stars726
  • Vuldroidstars37
  • ExploitMe Android Labs
  • GoatDroidstars226
  • Android InsecureBankstars957
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Housestars1.1k- House: A runtime mobile application analysis toolkit with a Web GUI, powered by Frida, written in Python.
  • Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • IntentSniffer
  • Aug 24th - Aug 30th, 2020

    Tools

    App Vulnerability Scanners

  • Devknox - IDE plugin to build secure Android apps. Not maintained anymore.
  • Jul 27th - Aug 2nd, 2020

    Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Runtime Mobile Security (RMS)stars1.8k - is a powerful web interface that helps you to manipulate Android and iOS Apps at Runtime
  • Jun 22nd - Jun 28th, 2020

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Noiastars85 - Simple Android application sandbox file browser tool
  • Jun 8th - Jun 14th, 2020

    Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Others

  • Android Reverse Engineering 101 by Daniele Altomare (Web Archive link)
  • Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • App Detonator - Detonate APK binary to provide source code level details including app author, signature, build and manifest information. 3 Analysis/day free quota.
  • BitBaan
  • Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    Malware

  • Kharon Malware Dataset - 7 malwares which have been reverse engineered and documented
  • Android Adware and General Malware Dataset
  • Android PRAGuard Dataset - The dataset contains 10479 samples, obtained by obfuscating the MalGenome and the Contagio Minidump datasets with seven different obfuscation techniques.
  • AndroZoo - AndroZoo is a growing collection of Android Applications collected from several sources, including the official Google Play app market.
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • AndroPyToolstars243 - a tool for extracting static and dynamic features from Android APKs. It combines different well-known Android apps analysis tools such as DroidBox, FlowDroid, Strace, AndroGuard or VirusTotal analysis.
  • May 25th - May 31st, 2020

    Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Droidboxstars633
  • Dec 16th - Dec 22nd, 2019

    Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Android Malware Sandboxstars219
  • Oct 21st - Oct 27th, 2019

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • NVISO ApkScan - sunsetting on Oct 31, 2019
  • Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • apk-mitmstars1.9k - A CLI application that prepares Android APK files for HTTPS inspection
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • ARTist - a flexible open source instrumentation and hybrid analysis framework for Android apps and Android's java middleware. It is based on the Android Runtime's (ART) compiler and modifies code during on-device compilation.
  • Sep 23rd - Sep 29th, 2019

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Simplify Android deobfuscatorstars4k
  • Andromedastars662 - Another basic command-line reverse engineering tool
  • Jul 22nd - Jul 28th, 2019

    Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Android DBI frameowork
  • Androl4bstars974- A Virtual Machine For Assessing Android applications, Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis
  • Tools

    Market Crawlers

  • Google play crawler (Node)stars263 - get app details and download apps from official Google Play Store.
  • Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Research Papers

  • Exploit Database
  • Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Others

  • OWASP Mobile Security Testing Guide Manualstars9k
  • Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Mobile Malware Sandbox
  • IBM Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer - not free
  • Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • Androwarnstars394 - detect and warn the user about potential malicious behaviours developed by an Android application.
  • May 27th - Jun 2nd, 2019

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Visual Threat - no longer an Android app analyzer
  • Apr 29th - May 5th, 2019

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Dedexer
  • Mar 25th - Mar 31st, 2019

    Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Others

  • Mobile Security Reading Room - A reading room which contains well categorised technical reading material about mobile penetration testing, mobile malware, mobile forensics and all kind of mobile security related topics
  • Jan 28th - Feb 3rd, 2019

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Tracedroid
  • CopperDroid
  • Dec 31st - Jan 6th, 2019

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Dwarfstars1.1k - GUI for reverse engineering
  • Nov 12th - Nov 18th, 2018

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • JAADASstars327 - Joint intraprocedure and interprocedure program analysis tool to find vulnerabilities in Android apps, built on Soot and Scala
  • Oct 15th - Oct 21st, 2018

    Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    Malware

  • Drebin
  • Admire
  • Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • ConDroidstars45 - Performs a combination of symbolic + concrete execution of the app
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Appie - Appie is a software package that has been pre-configured to function as an Android Pentesting Environment. It is completely portable and can be carried on USB stick or smartphone. This is a one stop answer for all the tools needed in Android Application Security Assessment and an awesome alternative to existing virtual machines.
  • Oct 1st - Oct 7th, 2018

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Jadxstars30.3k
  • Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Others

  • doridori/Android-Security-Referencestars758
  • android app security checkliststars676
  • Mobile App Pentest Cheat Sheetstars3.2k
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Taintdroid - requires AOSP compilation
  • Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • habo - 10/day
  • SandDroid
  • Stowaway
  • Anubis
  • Mobile app insight
  • Mobile-Sandbox
  • Ijiami
  • Comdroid
  • Android Sandbox
  • Foresafe
  • Dexter
  • MobiSec Eacus
  • Fireeye- max 60MB 15/day
  • Jun 18th - Jun 24th, 2018

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • Appknox - not free
  • AVC UnDroid
  • Virustotal - max 128MB
  • Fraunhofer App-ray - not free
  • NowSecure Lab Automated - Enterprise tool for mobile app security testing both Android and iOS mobile apps. Lab Automated features dynamic and static analysis on real devices in the cloud to return results in minutes. Not free
  • Mar 26th - Apr 1st, 2018

    Tools

    Market Crawlers

  • Apkpure - Online apk downloader. Provides also an own app for downloading.
  • Mar 5th - Mar 11th, 2018

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • StaCoAnstars759 - Crossplatform tool which aids developers, bugbounty hunters and ethical hackers performing static code analysis on mobile applications. This tool was created with a big focus on usability and graphical guidance in the user interface.
  • Nov 20th - Nov 26th, 2017

    Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    How to report Security issues

  • Android Reports and Resourcesstars951 - List of Android Hackerone disclosed reports and other resources
  • Sep 18th - Sep 24th, 2017

    Tools

    Static Analysis Tools

  • ApkAnalyserstars960
  • APKInspectorstars762
  • Droid Intent Data Flow Analysis for Information Leakage
  • DroidLegacy
  • Smali CFG generatorstars127
  • FlowDroid
  • Android Decompiler – not free
  • PSCout - A tool that extracts the permission specification from the Android OS source code using static analysis
  • Amandroid
  • SmaliSCAstars300 - Smali Static Code Analysis
  • CFGScanDroidstars46 - Scans and compares CFG against CFG of malicious applications
  • Madrolyzerstars93 - extracts actionable data like C&C, phone number etc.
  • SPARTA - verifies (proves) that an app satisfies an information-flow security policy; built on the Checker Framework
  • DroidRAstars44
  • RiskInDroidstars69 - A tool for calculating the risk of Android apps based on their permissions, with online demo available.
  • SUPERstars380 - Secure, Unified, Powerful and Extensible Rust Android Analyzer
  • ClassySharkstars7k - Standalone binary inspection tool which can browse any Android executable and show important infos.
  • Tools

    App Vulnerability Scanners

  • AndroBugsstars960
  • Nogotofailstars2.8k
  • Tools

    Dynamic Analysis Tools

  • Mobile-Security-Framework MobSFstars11.2k - Mobile Security Framework is an intelligent, all-in-one open source mobile application (Android/iOS) automated pen-testing framework capable of performing static, dynamic analysis and web API testing.
  • AppUse – custom build for pentesting
  • Drozerstars2.8k
  • Xposed - equivalent of doing Stub based code injection but without any modifications to the binary
  • Inspeckagestars2.3k - Android Package Inspector - dynamic analysis with api hooks, start unexported activities and more. (Xposed Module)
  • Android Hookerstars392 - Dynamic Java code instrumentation (requires the Substrate Framework)
  • ProbeDroidstars187 - Dynamic Java code instrumentation
  • Android Tamer - Virtual / Live Platform for Android Security Professionals
  • DECAFstars693 - Dynamic Executable Code Analysis Framework based on QEMU (DroidScope is now an extension to DECAF)
  • CuckooDroidstars535 - Android extension for Cuckoo sandbox
  • Memstars55 - Memory analysis of Android (root required)
  • Crowdroid – unable to find the actual tool
  • AuditdAndroidstars43 – android port of auditd, not under active development anymore
  • Android Security Evaluation Framework - not under active development anymore
  • Aurasiumstars36 – Practical security policy enforcement for Android apps via bytecode rewriting and in-place reference monitor.
  • Android Linux Kernel modulesstars174
  • StaDynAstars18 - a system supporting security app analysis in the presence of dynamic code update features (dynamic class loading and reflection). This tool combines static and dynamic analysis of Android applications in order to reveal the hidden/updated behavior and extend static analysis results with this information.
  • DroidAnalyticsstars27 - incomplete
  • Vezir Projectstars87 - Virtual Machine for Mobile Application Pentesting and Mobile Malware Analysis
  • MARAstars547 - Mobile Application Reverse engineering and Analysis Framework
  • Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • emacs syntax coloring for smali filesstars31
  • vim syntax coloring for smali files
  • AndBugstars583
  • Androguardstars4k – powerful, integrates well with other tools
  • Apktool – really useful for compilation/decompilation (uses smali)
  • Android Framework for Exploitationstars175
  • Bypass signature and permission checks for IPCsstars75
  • Android OpenDebugstars124 – make any application on device debuggable (using cydia substrate).
  • Dex2Jarstars9.8k - dex to jar converter
  • Enjarifystars2.7k - dex to jar converter from Google
  • Finostars99
  • Frida - inject javascript to explore applications and a GUI toolstars154 for it
  • Indroid – thread injection kit
  • Introspystars445
  • Jad - Java decompiler
  • JD-GUIstars11.2k - Java decompiler
  • CFR - Java decompiler
  • Krakataustars1.6k - Java decompiler
  • FernFlowerstars2.6k - Java decompiler
  • Redexerstars141 – apk manipulation
  • Bytecode viewerstars13k
  • Radare2stars16.3k
  • Tools

    Fuzz Testing

  • Radamsa Fuzzerstars60
  • Honggfuzzstars2.5k
  • An Android port of the melkor ELF fuzzerstars56
  • Media Fuzzing Framework for Androidstars318
  • AndroFuzzstars33
  • Tools

    Market Crawlers

  • Google play crawler (Python)stars841
  • Aptoide downloader (Node)stars19 - download apps from Aptoide third-party Android market
  • Appland downloader (Node)stars14 - download apps from Appland third-party Android market
  • Tools

    Misc Tools

  • AXMLPrinter2 - to convert binary XML files to human-readable XML files
  • adb autocompletestars226
  • Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Research Papers

  • Android security related presentationsstars152
  • A good collection of static analysis papers
  • Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    List

  • Android's reported security vulnerabilities
  • Android Devices Security Patch Status
  • AOSP - Issue tracker
  • OWASP Mobile Top 10 2016
  • Exploit Database - click search
  • Vulnerability Google Doc
  • Google Android Security Team’s Classifications for Potentially Harmful Applications (Malware)
  • Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    Malware

  • Android Malware Github repostars829
  • Android Malware Genome Project - contains 1260 malware samples categorized into 49 different malware families, free for research purpose.
  • Contagio Mobile Malware Mini Dump
  • VirusTotal Malware Intelligence Service - powered by VirusTotal, not free
  • Mar 6th - Mar 12th, 2017

    Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    Malware

  • androguard - Database Android Malwares wiki
  • Feb 13th - Feb 19th, 2017

    Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    List

  • Android Security Bulletins
  • Academic/Research/Publications/Books

    Books

  • SEI CERT Android Secure Coding Standard
  • Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    Bounty Programs

  • Android Security Reward Program
  • Exploits/Vulnerabilities/Bugs

    How to report Security issues

  • Android - reporting security issues
  • Mar 21st - Mar 27th, 2016

    Tools

    Reverse Engineering

  • Smali/Baksmalistars5.4k – apk decompilation
  • Dec 28th - Jan 3rd, 2015

    Tools

    Fuzz Testing

  • IntentFuzzer
  • Nov 9th - Nov 15th, 2015

    Tools

    App Vulnerability Scanners

  • QARKstars2.8k - QARK by LinkedIn is for app developers to scan app for security issues
  • Aug 3rd - Aug 9th, 2015

    Feb 9th - Feb 15th, 2015

    Tools

    App Repackaging Detectors

  • FSquaDRAstars66 - a tool for detection of repackaged Android applications based on app resources hash comparison.
  • Jul 21st - Jul 27th, 2014

    Tools

    Online Analyzers

  • AndroTotal
  • Tools

    Misc Tools

  • smalihook
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