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  1. D

    Thread Question App to view and disable services and receivers.

    On my note 9 I had a fantastic app that would let me disable specific services, broadcast receivers, activities or the entire app. I can't remember what it was called but it's definitely not package disabler pro. Also this app didn't require adb or root. Any help would be appreciated.
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    Thread Android 11 - Lock Screen Display locked from casting

    The question is probably clear from the title but I would like to explain. What and why I want I forget my mobile most of the time at my home when I go outside, but surely take my PC. So I take remote control of my mobile (Android 11) from my PC using AnyDesk Software. Considering nobody else...
  3. N

    Thread How to apply Android Security Patches to a Custom Rom?

    Hi everyone, I've used Android-based custom roms for years on many of my devices. Now, I am only able to find one old Lineage OS 14 build for a rare, old tablet that I have. The Android version is not a huge issue, as many Apps still support 7 and lower and the system itself runs reasonably...
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    Thread Risks of having an unlocked bootloader

    Hello guys, This is my first thread on XDA forum. I just bought Xiaomi device (Poco X3 Pro Global) a few days ago. So this is my first time to try custom rom, I searched what I'm trying to do, I'd like to make sure whether what I understand is correct or not since I'm totally new on custom rom...
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    Thread Unknown application consumes mobile data

    For some time I have discovered an unknown application on my cell phone that consumes mobile data. This application cannot be deactivated or uninstalled, it only appears in the list of applications that consume mobile data, nor does it offer details of what times it connects, only the...
  6. D

    Thread Unknown application consumes mobile data

    For some time I have discovered an unknown application on my cell phone that consumes mobile data. This application cannot be deactivated or uninstalled, it only appears in the list of applications that consume mobile data, nor does it offer details of what times it connects, only the...
  7. Oswald Boelcke

    Thread Scripts to enhance privacy and security on macOS

    Really nice collection of scripts that can enhance privacy and security on macOS. All are reasonable and not like some 1-click-tools, where you don't know what they do. https://privacy.sexy/
  8. Oswald Boelcke

    Thread Scripts to enhance privacy and security on Windows

    Really nice collection of scripts that can enhance privacy and security on Windows. All are reasonable and not like some 1-click-tools, where you don't know what they do. https://privacy.sexy/
  9. optimumpro

    Thread [ROM][11.0_r49]JAGUAR ONEPLUS 8T OFFICIAL V14 Updated November 4, 2021

    This is official build of Jaguar Rom. I have been building Android roms since 2012 for various devices including multiple Sonys, Lenovo Zuk, Oneplus 3, Oneplus 5 and Oneplus 6. You can check my Oneplus 6 or Oneplus 6T or Oneplus 8 threads and browse my profile. Jaguar rom is focused on...
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    Thread Cellular & other radio in offline/plane mode

    Hi so i am quite curious what happens if you put an Android phone (in this case a S21 Ultra Exynos) in offline/airplane mode with only wifi enabled and no sim card. I am quite privacy concerned and normaly use a pixel 4 with graphen, but since a few months i need a phone with more power and...
  11. shahrukh.sk

    Thread Looking for help with backing up an android device

    I have an android 9 device which has got broken screen but the phone is very much alive. Its developer settings are on but USB debugging is off. Screen is locked with a numeric pin that I do remember. ADB shows it as unauthorized device. I have family photos in it that I want to backup(I had no...
  12. optimumpro

    Thread [ROM][11.0_r49]JAGUAR ONEPLUS 8 OFFICIAL V14 Updated November 3, 2021

    This is official build of Jaguar Rom. I have been building Android roms since 2012 for various devices including multiple Sonys, Lenovo Zuk, Oneplus 3, Oneplus 5 and Oneplus 6. You can check my Oneplus 6 or Oneplus 6T threads and browse my profile. Jaguar rom is focused on hardening of...
  13. DrRoxxo

    Thread Question Am I hacked?

    I have just received a brand newT mobile SM-A326U, Samsung galaxy A32 5G USA variant today from the mobiles website. I immediately updated to the newest security and software patch as I have been having issues with security lately imsci catcher, remote code injection, forwarding calls and texts...
  14. the_dudebro

    Thread Security Issue - "Syncing Messages"

    I used to work for a large tech company. I installed the security software on my phone and gave permissions to enable me to accept email shortly after starting a new position with new management. My phone began acting interestingly (as did my superior and those who would have access to my...
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    Thread protect ADB with fingerprint

    Hello, is there any way to protect the adb debugging with biometrics? I'm afraid that someone could steal all my cat memes if they get a physical access to my phone and enable Developer Tools -> Android Debugging.
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    Thread Secure Startup encryption for Samsung Bootloader

    Hi ! Is "Secure start-up" encryption for bootloader strong enough to keep all my data safe from the thief? Basically , all the data stored in the Emmc memory is encrypted , so , even if they swap (hot swap) the Emmc chip out of the phone's PCB into a Emmc programmer/reader , they can't read the...
  17. andrewmurray86

    Thread Security Bolster

    Hi team, I am looking for advice on increasing the device's security after root. Is there a way to do this effectively? I've rooted my device (Galaxy S8 exynos processor). Presently the device has had many of the system apps removed, including the Play Store, and most of the Google apps (only...
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    Thread Load different profiles from the password

    Hello, I have a member of my family who loves to take my phone and ask me the password, and if I don't want to give him he says I don't trust him and makes me feel bad saying that he trusts me... So what I did is that I created a different profile for him and when he asks my phone I discreetly...
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    Thread Mediatek chips vulnerability

    Major vulnerability. Gain full access to flash memory via Mediatek cell modem. Suspect this affects many Mediatek chips. Per https://comsecuris.com/blog/posts/path_of_least_resistance/ Workaround for the interim- change owner:group for /dev/mmcblk0, /dev/mmcblk0boot0 and /dev/mmcblk0boot1 in...
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    Thread Is an unrooted phone still secure as "never been rooted"?

    Hello, I'm looking to get a new Android phone and I really like how the Sony Xperia 1 ii sounds, but, I really don't want the pre installed apps and I would rather fully delete them then just "disable for the current user". If I rooted a Sony Xperia 1 ii then deleted the apps I didn't want, and...
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    Thread Found TWRP & Magisk in a newly bought used Note 9, what does it mean?

    Hello everyone! My father bought a used Note 9 and asked me to check it for him (I have some experience with tech) as he got a 10-day wind to return/change the phone. I found it had 2 apps: TWRP & Magisk. I heard they have something to do with rooting and customization and that stuff, but that’s...
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    Thread IMEI and BTS

    Is it true that the governments can track criminals with their cellphones even if there is no sim card in them? They said this can be done through, IMEI and the BTS antenna of cellphone devices. If so why some people say that the Nokia 8210 is for criminals? It also has the IMEI but no GPS or...
  23. ChriMo

    Thread N26 Banking App on Google-free Custom ROMs (unlocked, microG, etc.)

    I usually prefer the cleanest Custom ROMs with signature spoofing since I use GCam and occasionally Google Photos, so I have microG installed. Usually I do not need to fiddle with microG, UnifiedNlp, etc. because I have no demanding Apps that need that. I do not use/need rooted or Magisk, so I...
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    Thread TCL Privacy Protection - Feed Apps Fake Data, and More

    New feature built into firmware lets you feed fake data to apps that request sensitive permissions such as access to contacts. The Privacy Protection features also notify you if apps secretly use sensitive permissions. The menu is included in the Advanced Features section and also...
  25. true_nakul

    Thread Introducing Guardians by Truecaller

    Hello everyone! I am Nakul and I am a product manager at Truecaller. My team & I recently launched a new app called Guardians which is focused on personal safety. The basic idea is to offer a simple & seamless way of sharing location with your trusted contacts - but it's more that that. We...
  26. laithzh02

    Thread Samsung galaxy A40 trouble with KNOX security

    I have a Samsung Galaxy a40 with knox security but I don´t have the Knox account, and because that I can´t activate the "USB Depuration" because Knox disables it. I want to install a older version, or desinstall Knox with odin or ADB but without the depuration USB is too dificult. Somebody knows...
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    Thread HUAWEI FIDO Makes Account Sign-in Easier and More Secure

    Together with the HUAWEI ID that provides an easy and secure sign-in and authorization function for more than 1 billion users to access apps after signing in to a phone, tablet, or smart TV with a HUAWEI ID, FIDO endows the HUAWEI ID with more secure and convenient identity authentication...
  28. Kyleson253

    Thread How to go about fixing a hacked phone?

    I'm curious as to the method of fixing my phones as I feel/ know they have been hacked from person(s) I considered friends. They never had access to said phones other then a Hotspot on my Galaxy Note 20 5g with no physical access to my Galaxy Note 10. My Google accounts are 2-step verified...
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    Thread March 2021 Update

    Got a new update for TCL Plex today I think it's only for the regular android security patch (1st feb 2021) v.2.0.2B.H.G size: 138.1MB
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    Thread S7 edge passcode wont set

    Hi, So I tried to root my phone and made a meal of it tripped my knox. No big deal I flashed it back with an original file but here's my newest problem. I set pinlock and then when I come out settings lock screen it changes back to swipe. Same for every security setting so I cannot lock my...
  31. hotpepper1999

    Thread [REQUEST] Modul - Security enhanced Lockscreen

    Hi There, I am not at all into development. So unfortunatly I can't do this by myself. But perhaps someone with more skills thinks this is a useful tool & i willing to build it. I would love it. [REQUEST] A Module that is doing a 'shutdown' of the Android device after X wrong PINs /...
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    Thread [APP] Security button - revolutionary panic button!

    Hi xda, i`m noob in this forum but i think, i made an useful tool for all privacy lovers! I made a new panic button - Security Button! What it can do: -Specify which numbers to respond to: You can write at least a thousand, comma separated, a space, or even 100 spaces, it doesn't matter. (Write...
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    Thread How to read data from android.car.cluster available on network port 5151

    While performing a vulnerability scan for open ports of an Android Automotive Infotainment system, I found out that port 5151 is open. Doing a netcat on the open port, reveals a continuous stream of unreadable data. kali:~$ nc 192.168.x.x 5151 //IP of infotainment system 7ò”°R...
  34. JesseJamez55

    Thread Serious Malware on Multiple Devices (OnePlus 8T & Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+)

    Hello, Thanks for taking some time to read this. Let me start off by mentioning that this all originated on my PC I believe and an unauthorized user obtained access to my network and therefore all my devices. My OnePlus 7 Pro was what seriously concerned me as not only was it infected, the...
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    Thread [Discussion] Source Code Policy for ROMs on XDA

    So to preface, every Development thread on XDA has the following sticky: Yet, what are we to do with the tons of ROM development threads that has no reference to sources or general threads that are not possible to build? For me that's mainly a security concern, when a dev releases a ROM for...
  36. memorycorruption

    Thread Why is adb still showing "http" links in its terminal outputs?

    Upon getting an permission error when using ./adb shell .... I noticed that in the displayed output, http links are being used instead of google's own aggresive years-long push for sites to use https due to security concerns of the http protocol etc... The whole developer.android.com site...
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    Thread OrangeFox recovery skips android encryption

    I have been messing with my androids for many years now and recently I stumbled onto a thing. My phone has a screen pin and encryption status is "encrypted" but still OrangeFox recovery loads contents of /sdcard /data without any problems. Doesn't matter if that's a newly flashed recovery or...
  38. ashishkr

    Thread [App] [KK+] Anti Intruder Security System - Simple & Powerful

    Use Your Smartphone as a portable Security System: Hello dear android geeks!! Here I am posting a stable version of a security app (ad free), which can be very useful in many ways to secure your phone/stuffs & privacy, and hopefully you would like to have it on your phone 😇 . No messy...
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    Thread Bypass Screen Lock on grandfather's old phone

    I have my grandfather's old Droid Bionic and I want to see if there's any information on it (like pictures and such) before I reset it, but I can't get past the pattern lock screen and the phone has been disconnected from wifi for many years so Google Account password is different. Does anyone...
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    Thread Best security app for Note 9

    Hello I am looking for a security app, which works on windows pc, macbook, android phone/tablet and iOS phone/tablet. Can you recommend, please? While searching on google, I found about Avira. Any ideas on this? thanks
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    Thread Solid Explorer Pro: Encryption safe?

    Hello, So far, I had protected video and photo recordings with "Video Locker" or "Photo Locker" from the manufacturer "Handy Apps". According to the description, it uses AES-128 encryption; in favor of performance, only the file header is encrypted instead of the entire file. Then I found this...
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    Thread best privacy & security

    Hello, What are the best settings I can put on my Samsung GS20+? I dont really want to install new apps, and I still want my phone to be usable (having the play store). The Idea is really to see what are the samsung & google settings I can customize to increase my security and privacy while...
  43. X

    Thread Forgotten S10+ PIN

    I have a client who's wife died recently. As with any situation where the spouse dies at home, the police did a full investigation and went through all the computers and phones and the like and returned them to him. He desperately wants to get to the data on the phones, but cannot, as he does...
  44. D

    Thread ACHILLES: Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft

    ACHILLES: Snapdragon chip flaws put >1 billion Android phones at risk of data theft Hello everyone, Have you seen this? https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/08/snapdragon-chip-flaws-put-1-billion-android-phones-at-risk-of-data-theft/ Seems a "research lab" discovered over 400...
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    Thread [APP][6.0+] RethinkDNS: Anti-Censorship + Adblocker + Firewall [open source] [no root]

    RethinkDNS is an anti-internet censorship tool with DNS-based adblocking and a firewall built-in for Android 6+ devices. The app itself is free to use and comes with RethinkDNS (previous name BraveDNS) resolver with support custom denylists, allowlists, ability to store DNS logs for later...
  46. N

    Thread Magisk encryption and update + Galaxy S9 Plus?

    I have MagiskSU installed on my Galaxy S9 + G9650, and I wanted to know what is the use of the option: "Keep forced encryption", even my phone is encrypted, whenever I call I have to enter the password to decrypt and when trying to access my data via TWRP, nothing appears. Will this option help...
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    Thread [APP][v1.10] VD Infos (Package: com.vitaodoidao.vdinfos)

    (Para quem fala PORTUGUÊS, o próximo post está totalmente traduzido !) VD Infos v1.10 As we all know, Android is a super powerful and super versatile operating system. What nobody tells you is that all your personal details and confidential information are available for all your installed...
  48. X

    Thread LG G6 (H870 - Europe) : how to block PIE updates and still update security issues ?

    LG G6 is a great smartphone for taking pictures ... and a few other things like using it as a standard phone. Mine is working fine on android 8.0 (Oreo) EU stock, with bootloader legally unlocked and the infamous lock screen. From what I read here and there, it is nonsense to update it to...
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    Thread Subject: Root, security and privacy

    about root and privacy :D Introduction: nowadays android phones are much more controllable without root access, and bloatwares can be deleted or disabled without root permissions by using the android's settings app, or through the developers' ADB shell. and even firewalls like "Netguard" don't...
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    Thread April Security Update for V60 on AT&T

    I got the system software update yesterday afternoon. Android 10 Android Security Patch Level: April 1, 2020 Software Version: V600AM10h This is the first update since I got my phone on April 1st, and it shipped with the February 2020 Security Patch. Just an FYI for folks on the fence for...