Automatic generation and distribution of policy information regarding malicious mobile traffic in a wireless network

  • US 9,239,800 B2
  • Filed: 07/11/2012
  • Issued: 01/19/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for automatically generating and distributing policy information for malicious mobile traffic in a wireless network, the method, comprising:

  • aggregating suspicious activity information detected across multiple mobile devices in a wireless network;

    wherein, the suspicious activity information is detected, by each of the mobile devices, in mobile application activities occurring on at least one mobile application on the multiple mobile devices;

    wherein the mobile application activities comprises traffic to and from each mobile device in response to requests from the at least one mobile application, generating policy information for malicious mobile traffic using the suspicious activity information; and

    distributing the policy information among the multiple mobile devices or other mobile devices in the wireless network,wherein, the policy information includes an identification of the mobile application and rules which either automatically uninstalls the at least one mobile application or automatically blocks future installations of the at least one mobile application, wherein the suspicious activity information is used to determine cacheability of the response.

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