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Auto Update to SE Linux Security Policy

Hi All,

Samsung just sent out a notice to allow auto updates to the SE Linux Security Policy.
I would suggest being very careful and NOT let Samsung auto update the security policy.
You might find root apps that work now, not working after a policy update.
It also allows them to change the kernel, etc. and you will have no idea.

Just say no!!!
 
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And where did you see this?

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On my phone!!! It was an alert asking for permission.

Look in:
Settings -> More -> Security -> Security update service (Toward the bottom).
They pushed a notification so that I would allow them to update policies automatically.

There is an update available if you select Check for updates.
Don't accept. I have no idea what accepting will do.

How do I completely turn this off??


Update -> Froze the app "Security Policy Updates"
Now if you try to check for updates nothing happens.
 
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On my phone!!! It was an alert asking for permission.

Look in:
Settings -> More -> Security -> Security update service (Toward the bottom).
They pushed a notification so that I would allow them to update policies automatically.

There is an update available if you select Check for updates.
Don't accept. I have no idea what accepting will do.

How do I completely turn this off??


Update -> Froze the app "Security Policy Updates"
Now if you try to check for updates nothing happens.
What software are you on? I don't see this on 4.2.2, but it is possible that it was removed from the ROM that I am running.
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What software are you on? I don't see this on 4.2.2, but it is possible that it was removed from the ROM that I am running.
It's rooted MK2.
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Mine says already updated uh oh.

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You can turn the auto-update off. So it can't do it again.
I don't like blind update where I have no idea what's happening.

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