ProtonMail scores 12.65
Malcore scores ProtonMail 12.65
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 HERE 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.
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.
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: 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: WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE Description: Allows an application to write to the SD card.
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