The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.

Miscellaneous Security Techniques

This chapter outlines some additional security measures that you can consider for your applications that do not necessarily warrant a full chapter on their own at this time.

In other words, it’s just a pile of interesting security stuff.


Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the core chapters of this book. In addition, you should review the app signing chapter if you are unfamiliar with the signing process.

Public Key Validation

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Choosing Your Signing Keysize

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Avoiding Accidental APIs

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Other Ways to Expose Data

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Jacking Attacks

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