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Neuron scores 34.2
Malcore scores the Neuron scooter/bike app at 34.2 threat points.
A note on these insights.
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High severity warnings from code analysis
The App uses an insecure Random Number Generator.
Files may contain hardcoded sensitive informations like usernames, passwords, keys etc.
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.
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.
App creates temp file. Sensitive information should never be written into a temp file.
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_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: 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: BLUETOOTH_ADMIN Description: Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone and to discover and pair with remote devices.
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: ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE Description: Allows an application to view the status of all networks.
Name: WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to write to the SD card.
Name: READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to read from SD Card.
Name: CALL_PHONE Description: Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
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: MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS Description: Allows application to modify global audio settings, such as volume and routing.
Name: WAKE_LOCK Description: Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
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