Fides – Unleashing the Full Potential of Remote Attestation

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Abstract

In connected mobile app settings, back-ends have no means to reliably verify the integrity of clients. For this reason, services aimed at mobile users employ (unreliable) heuristics to establish trust. We tackle the issue of mobile client trust on the Android platform by harnessing features of current Android devices and show how it is now possible to remotely verify the integrity of mobile client applications at runtime. This makes it possible to perform sensitive operations on devices outside a service operator's control.
We present Fides, which improves the security properties of typical connected applications and foregoes heuristics for determining a device's state such as SafetyNet or root checks.At its core, our work is based on the advancements of Android's key attestation capabilities, which means that it does not impose a performance penalty.Our concept is widely applicable in the real world and does not remain a purely academic thought experiment. We demonstrate this by providing a light-weight, easy-to use library that is freely available as open source software. We have verified that Fides even outperforms the security measures integrated into critical applications like Google Pay.
Originalspracheenglisch
TitelProceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications
Herausgeber (Verlag)SciTePress - Science and Technology Publications
Seiten314--321
Band2: SECRYPT
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - Jul 2019

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