Article: Subject Review: SMS Encryption for Android Mobile using the Encryption Algorithm
Article Category: Computer Science & Engineering
Author: Zainab Khyioon Abdalrdha,Farah Neamah Abbas,Iman Hussein AL-Qinani
Abstract: Nowadays, SMS or messaging is a very common way of communication. So, it differs from the apps and instant messaging available but SMS is still one of the broad communication methods as it does not require an internet connection and sending inexpensive, fast and modest SMS messages. When confidential information is replaced by SMS, it is difficult to protect information from secure SMS and ensure that the message is sent only by approved senders. This research reviews and describes several methods used to encrypt SMS messages on android based on the encryption algorithm and compare these methods.
Keyword: Short Message Service (SMS), Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), RC4, NTRU and Android.