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By eoc, Junior Member on 22nd May 2011, 01:56 PM
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LBE Privacy Guard v2 is available, check http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...2#post18948472 for more information.

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First, my apologize for poor engish

Please allow me to introduce LBE Privacy Guard, a small app wrote by myself. This app enhances Android permission system and protects your privacy.

LBE Privacy Guard works just like Windows UAC, it intercept vital actions (like send SMS, call phones) and requests to access sensitive data(SMS conversation, contacts, phone location, IMEI, IMSI, etc) from apps, then prompt for your confirmation. Unless explicit permit, such actions and request will be rejected.

LBE Privacy Guard also has a low-level firewall, supports per-app control like droidwall, but not require netfilter/iptables so it works on pre-froyo devices and faster than droidwall because it doesn't filter packets.

So why I wrote this app? Because android permission system sucks, it's very hard for average user to understand the meaning of each permission, there is also no way to track the behavior of installed app and no way to control the permission of installed app(except uninstallation).

I hope my app could bring dynamic permission control and real-time track for installed apps. So you can figure out which app is stealing your privacy and block it before your privacy stolen.

Requirements
**NEEDS ROOT**
Works on Android 2.0 and above.
Tested on various devices and firmwares, but not tested on Android 3.0 and 3.1 devices.

Current Features
1. Block unwanted send SMS / call phone operation
2. Block unwanted access to phone location, contacts, SMS/MMS conversation database, IMEI/IMSI/ICCID/phone number.
3. Integrated low-level firewall, no netfilter/iptables required, works on pre-froyo devices

Market Link
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.lbe.security

Contact us
For any questions, feel free to send mail to lbe@lbesec.com, any comments are welcomed.
You can also check our website at http://www.lbesec.com (Chinese only)

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22nd May 2011, 02:01 PM |#2  
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Good application, Thank you
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im gonna give this a look. will report back if any issues
22nd May 2011, 03:44 PM |#4  
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Been waiting for an app that watches local permissions.

Can you tell me what exactly is "low-level firewall." How can it filter network traffic if it does not make use of iptables?
22nd May 2011, 04:43 PM |#5  
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Looks promising. Will give it a test ride for a few days.

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22nd May 2011, 06:49 PM |#6  
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good app

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crashed after a reboot. will re-install and do another test run later as it would not start the security service when i rebooted my phone.
23rd May 2011, 02:31 AM |#8  
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This is great app... works very well on 2.3.4. Thanks for this wonderful app...

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23rd May 2011, 03:33 AM |#9  
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crashed after a reboot. will re-install and do another test run later as it would not start the security service when i rebooted my phone.

hi traumatism, i would appreciate if you could tell me your phone model, and the ROM you are using.
It looks like LBE Privacy Guard has some problems to obtain ROOT privilege during auto start process.
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23rd May 2011, 03:41 AM |#10  
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Installing now, this looks interesting. I'll report any issues tomorrow.
Thank you.

edit: absolutely no issues, this app is awesome!
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