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Take a look at Broadcast Actions (scroll down to Standard Broadcast Actions). All intents that are declared as a Broadcast Action can be received by an app that declared a receiver in its manifest. There are some broadcasts that require explicit registering in the system (Annotated with You can not receive this through components declared in ...


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Note: Partial answer to address "what are these services". About ISS-Realsec PORT STATE SERVICE VERSION 2998/tcp filtered iss-realsec According to this manual on Nmap: iss-realsec 2998/tcp 0.000351 # ISS RealSecure IDS Remote Console Admin port On querying Google for ISS RealSecure IDS Remote Console Admin port, though obvious, ...


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Eventually I solved it by connecting the device to my pc, running adb shell and then running su in order to grant root privileges. After that, to list all the partitions, I used the df command - and in each partition I generated a file big enough to fill all of the free space with random data (generated using the command dd if=/dev/urandom of=junkfile.txt ...


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Applications which interfere with screen appearance can prevent a user from makes changes to security settings while the app is active. The operating system has to be careful to prevent a 3rd-party application from having influence over security settings by changing the appearance of security options to the user. (best guess speculation) A ...


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Key lock, PIN or password do not offer any protection if the phone's bootloader isn't locked. For example, most of Samsung devices (except ones from Verizon or AT&T and some other providers I never heard) have unlocked bootloaders, at least in Europe. If you don't have your data encrypted, one only has to flash a custom recovery, which is very easy, and ...


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"Device Protection" or "Factory Reset Protection" added in Android 5.1 can prevent your device from being usable by a thief even if they factory reset it. Essentially, it keeps the device locked after a factory reset until you enter the Google Account credentials that were on it before the factory reset, locking out the thief (unless they know your account ...



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