- The Guardian Project
- Cyanogen Mod
- Open-Pdroid Project
- Any one else I am missing
Guardian ROM is a custom android ROM multiple devices. The ROM is completely Open Source and based off of the CM10.1. While this build is stable because it's based on CM10.1 it is a preview so please expect some bugs, & missing features (i.e updater).
- Kernel is hardened with SecDroid Tweaks.
- ROM is patched with and includes OpenPdoird for
- Guardian Project apps are pre-installed – These include Orbot (Tor), Gibberbot (Secure IM),
- CSSimple and OStel (https://guardianproject.info/wiki/Ostel) are included as replacements to the
built calling apps. providing encrypted communications.
- If encryption is enabled and password is entered wrong 10 times the phone wipes user data.
- Including support for Deniable Encryption (similar to Truecrypt hidden volumes).
- Including GRSecurity for exploit mitigation and more secure phone.
- Including SQLCipher to ensure all data is encrypted whenever possible
- Including a customer “app store” for our repos.
- Different lockscreen pin and Pre-Boot authentication password.
- Auto-Prompt for encryption setup on first boot.
How to use:
Simply flash the flashable zip through your favorite custom recovery. (TWRP is recommended as it supports encrypted devices). Once flashed you should enable Full Disk Encryption by doing the following (may very depending on device):
Settings --> Security ---> Password [enter a strong 8-16 char password]
Settings --> Security ---> Encryption --> Enable Encryption
Please verify the downloaded file with the attached GPG signature to ensure is is a legit copy.
Google Apps are NOT included and before you flash them you may want to read this article.
Since this is a preview I have not had a chance to remove or modify the CM Updater. Please do NOT use it as you will be flashing a stock CM10.1 build and not Guardian Rom. This will be fixed shortly.