As announced in January, we looked at the /e/ Android ROM, provided by the /e/ Foundation:
– it isn't completely "ungoogled" as promised
– some traffic of preinstalled apps is unencrypted and contains personal data
– the security of their website is in great need of improvement
Thank you for this insightful article👍
@infosechandbook Is it possible to prevent data leakage by disabling or just not using the weather and map apps?
@blurakkun @infosechandbook Did you have a look at LineageOS, too? What I learned, there are some issues: Reverse lookup of phone number, captive portal checks, https://www.kuketz-blog.de/lineageos-propritaeren-google-code-entfernen/.
Until now, I did not find an article covering all of the above. My impression is, that LineageOS team is more about fighting planned obsolescence than caring about user privacy.
@infosechandbook thank you for your (nearly ;) comprehensive and insightful review.
I have answered several points at:
Thank you for openly answering our article. 👍
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