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[Q] Hard Baking in Security?

8th October 2010, 06:05 AM   |  #11  
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Well part of my unspoke point is this is XDA-Developers, I sure there is a ways(one the rom comes out) to port some of those security files to other Android devices.
8th October 2010, 06:22 AM   |  #12  
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Well part of my unspoke point is this is XDA-Developers, I sure there is a ways(one the rom comes out) to port some of those security files to other Android devices.

Didn't quite understand you, are saying it is possible to bake in some security?
10th October 2010, 03:14 AM   |  #13  
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I think once the Droid Pro, which has it baked in, is either rom dumped and extracted, or rooted then I think it could be possible.
11th October 2010, 02:20 AM   |  #14  
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I think once the Droid Pro, which has it baked in, is either rom dumped and extracted, or rooted then I think it could be possible.

So something *is* possible via software, not requiring special hardware?

Once some gimboid puts in their own SIM you'd think that you can't send an SMS to control the phone although WaveSecure seems to cover that too.

I'd like something as subtle and as invisible as a good virus. Bootloader would be ideal. Theoretically then a full factory wipe wouldn't clear it.
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I couldn't tel you. All I know is the Droid Pro is a 3G CDMA. GSM device with some special enterprise security features/software aimed at the BB users.
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Doesn't really help us then if that's only available on the Droid Pro.. For the rest of us we still need to work out how to bake in WaveSecure or, ideally, something very subtle. If someone takes my phone I want to nail the little turd, or at least embarrass him when the phone siren goes off or he gets a loud spoken message or something.

Another point, with IMEI numbers, is this of any use if you bought your phone outright? I.e. if my phone is stolen, I can't get the IMEI blocked can I? And can IMEI numbers be changed?
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This may meet your needs/requirements. It is called lookout mobile.
https://www.mylookout.com/
14th October 2010, 07:43 AM   |  #18  
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I know Paul at Modaco bakes wavesecure into his roms.. not sure if the data would survive a wipe but then whats the point of baking it in system if it doesn't right? Check it out:

Version R9: (requires membership)
http://android.modaco.com/content/ht...hen-2-2-froyo/

R8: (Free for all)
http://android.modaco.com/content/ht...hen-2-2-froyo/

Okay.. Just found out. This explains everything!

https://www.wavesecure.com/blog/how-...set-proof.aspx
Last edited by DuneBug; 14th October 2010 at 08:03 AM. Reason: Found Wavesecure blog

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