Today iam going offline with any of my Smarthones for Testing.
- all current Smartphones based on nonfree Hard and Software
- less patched
- Hackers can remote force install Trojans as Updates (especially Stores by gov order)
- non rooted devices are black boxes
- rooted Images or Tools as Workarounds are often not published in which way the System OS is broken down, Hackers don’t work nonprofit !
- Linux Laptops usage is often easier and much safer, you have full control and can run security tools to monitor
- Apps for free do always call home at background
- can’t control active background jobs and what they calc
- can’t disable the USB Port for attacks or memory access
- don’t know possibility about scanning data from active chips thru magnetic fields like RFID
- fingerprint or biometric sensors are really nonsense
- Smartphones don’t allow to edit the MAC Addresses of your device it’s like a Chassis Number of your CAR!!
- .. and much more
When you can’t power down or prevent usage of your Smartphone then:
- don’t leave it alone at any places
- don’t use public wifi networks, cause attackers can take over wifi requests „man in the middle“
- don’t use GPS
- don’t use Whatsa. and fb, twitt. and other social media tools
- factory reset monthly, better weekly, restore from sdcard by backup tools from first day
- disconnect Data Transfer Option after use, safes battery too
- blind all camera lenses, can be activated remote
- put it into a Metal box to carry it in your Pockets, iron cage against magnetic fields
- use often the flight mode to go offline for longer times
- stick on a privacy guard on screen
- use prepaid cards, change them from time to time
- use SFTP with key auth always to sync data to you private internet space
- from a other blog destroy the microphone cables inside and phone by a bluetooth headset with microphone
- prefer less apps and select apps which the mainstream don’t use cause Attackers prefer Mainstream Apps to hack
- DON’T forget to disable/switch Wifi to LTE if BOTH active Google can LOCATE you by LTE and known public WIFI Accesspoints WITHOUT GPS!!!
.. step back use a old mobile phone for seniors 20$.. or use Linux Smartphones..
- iam not paranoid but if you read some blogs you will recognize that everything is used to break your privacy daily
- security company’s offer services to everybody who pay’s the highest prices against laws in every way too..