Mobile devices begin to spread increasingly recently to offer a lot of services which personal computers offer. This condition has led to increase in the number of security threats in mobile devices and services. In this paper, it has been made a research on mobile malware and malware detection techniques. Within the scope of the study, a a permission based detection system based on the machine learning methods for Android malware was developed. Developed system is analyzed by using Random Forest, Support Vector Machine and Artificial Neural Networks algorithms.