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Discord scores 9.6
Malcore scores Discord app 9.6
This blog has been taken from Malcore’s analysis results. The points below are not an exhaustive list. For a full view of Malcore’s static analysis of the Discord App APK view it on Malcore.
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High severity warnings from code analysis
Files may contain hardcoded sensitive information like usernames, passwords, keys etc.
The App uses an insecure Random Number Generator.
App uses SQLite Database and execute raw SQL query. Untrusted user input in raw SQL queries can cause SQL Injection. Also sensitive information should be encrypted and written to the database.
This App has capabilities to prevent against Screenshots from Recent Task History/ Now On Tap etc.
This App downloads files using Android Download Manager
Suspicious severity warnings from code analysis
Application attempts to discover build version of device.
Dangerous Labelled permissions from Android
Android Dangerous labelled permissions as Dangerous from this library https://developer.android.com/reference/android/Manifest.permission.
Name: READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to read from SD Card.
Name: READ_CONTACTS Description: Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
Name: SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW Description: Allows an application to show system-alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
Name: ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE Description: Allows an application to view the status of all networks.
Name: WAKE_LOCK Description: Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
Name: BLUETOOTH Description: Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
Name: CAMERA Description: Allows application to take pictures and videos with the camera. This allows the application to collect images that the camera is seeing at any time.
Name: MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS Description: Allows application to modify global audio settings, such as volume and routing.
Name: WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to write to the SD card.
Name: RECORD_AUDIO Description: Allows application to access the audio record path.
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