About the Dataset

The Android apps whether benign or ransomware that were used to build the balanced datasets or imbalanced datasets could be offered as follows:

  1. RansApp-DS: This dataset contains the hashes of 2959 ransomware applications. They are collected from different sources such as from Koodous , RansomProper project and VirusTotal.
  2. BenignApp-DS-1: This dataset includes samples of more than 672 recent benign applications downloaded from different categories in Google play store.
  3. BenignApp-DS-2: The APK files of benign samples were downloaded from Google Play Store from different categories as shown in Figure 1.
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    Figure 1: Google Play categories

Acknowledgement

This dataset was created by the support of the Security Engineering Lab (SEL), Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia.

Dataset Access

Please send an application email to sel@psu.edu.sa stating the following,

  • The name of your research institution
  • The name of the person requesting access

Make sure to send your application from your university (or research institution) email account.

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