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Android APK encryption

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That's what I thought as well about encrypting APKs I thought it was worth a shot to double check :) It would have been wonderful if Dahlvik could directly execute encrypted binaries (with HW acceleration)... Like it's common use in the automotive industry to prevent reverse engineering. I think I'll encrypt the senstitive parts of the C/C++ library using Android keystore systems for safe key storage, load the (encrypted) sensitive lib parts in RAM, decrypt them and execute from RAM - Not the optimal solution from security point of view but still better than nothing. I'll also obfuscate the Java code as well, Thanx for the information :)
 
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