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Mobile Phone Security and Forensics

A Practical Approach


Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Iosif I. Androulidakis
    Pages 25-38
  3. Iosif I. Androulidakis
    Pages 39-62
  4. Iosif I. Androulidakis
    Pages 63-74
  5. Iosif I. Androulidakis
    Pages 75-99
  6. Iosif I. Androulidakis
    Pages 101-103
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 105-105

About this book


Mobile Phone Security and Forensics provides both theoretical and practical background of security and forensics for mobile phones. The author discusses confidentiality, integrity, and availability threats in mobile telephones to provide background for the rest of the book. Security and secrets of mobile phones are discussed including software and hardware interception, fraud and other malicious techniques used “against” users. The purpose of this book is to raise user awareness in regards to security and privacy threats present in the use of mobile phones while readers will also learn where forensics data reside in the mobile phone and the network and how to conduct a relevant analysis.


Communication protocols Mobile phone fraud Mobile phone security Telecom Fraud digital evidence digital forensics electronic crime unit mobile phone attacks

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.PapagouGreece

About the authors

Dr. Iosif I. Androulidakis has an active presence in the ICT security field, having authored more than 50 papers and presented over 100 talks and lectures at international conferences and seminars in 19 countries. Holding a Ph.D. in Electronics, his research interests focus on security issues in PBXs (private telephony exchanges) where he holds 18 years of experience, as well as in mobile phones and embedded systems. Part of his research has led to the granting of 2 patents. During his career, he collaborated with Telecom Operators, National Police Cybercrime departments, the European Police Academy (CEPOL), the European Public Law Center, universities and research centers, vocational training institutes, the media and private security consulting firms. Mr. Androulidakis is also a member of IEEE (Technical Committee on Security & Privacy) and ACM (Special Interest Group on Security Audit & Control).  Finally, he is a certified ISO9001:2000 (Quality Management System) and ISO27001:2005 (Information Security Management System) auditor and consultant.

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