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Offline firbc

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Remote control password
« on: February 28, 2012, 12:09:30 AM »
Hi,

at first I have to say that Avast! are creating very good products!

I have suggestion regarding Anti-Theft mobile application for Android. I think that you should implement different password for remote control of mobile device.

Reason for that are many SMS application that show SMS messages in notification bar. If password is visible someone can easily disable Avast!.


Best regards,
Firbc
« Last Edit: February 28, 2012, 12:12:46 AM by firbc »

Offline tcntad

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Re: Remote control password
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2012, 02:03:54 PM »
Dont use any SMS apps then? You can use lets say whatsapp without any problems beacuse it uses the 3G to send SMS..

How would 2 different passwords help?

Offline reinhardholzner

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Re: Remote control password
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2012, 07:30:12 PM »
the issue you describe only occurs with GoSMS. we are in talks with their team to fix the issue.

Offline firbc

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Re: Remote control password
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 08:49:31 PM »
I still think that even if this problem with goSMS will be resolved, that sending avast secure code through telephone carrier is not safe. Specially not in plain text. By my opinion there should be "panic code" which would be different than secure code for program (phone) access.

Best Regards,
Firbc

Offline reinhardholzner

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Re: Remote control password
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2012, 12:22:47 PM »
Once the internet remote control is online there will be a way to remote control your phone with a different code.