National Express scores 11.7
Malcore scores National Express 11.7
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 National Express App APK view it on Malcore.
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High severity warnings from code analysis
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.
Insecure Implementation of SSL. Trusting all the certificates or accepting self signed certificates is a critical Security Hole. This application is vulnerable to MITM attacks.
App can read/write to External Storage. Any App can read data written to External Storage.
This App has capabilities to prevent against Screenshots from Recent Task History/ Now On Tap etc.
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: ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION Description: Access fine location sources, such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are and may consume additional battery power.
Name: READ_PHONE_STATE Description: Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to and so on.
Name: ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE Description: Allows an application to view the status of all networks.
Name: ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION Description: Access coarse location sources, such as the mobile network database, to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
Name: WAKE_LOCK Description: Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
Name: WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to write to the SD card.
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