Polaris Office for LG 7.3.9 (Android / Google Play)

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This application is available for Android. This app is designed to be powerful mobile office application that supports various office file formats and extends itself via cloud storages. The latest build was released on May 30, 2017. Our latest check was performed on Oct 7th, 2016.

Findings Summary

Our examination revealed total 42 items, where were 20 DAR items and 22 DIT items found. Among DAR items were found 0 worst items, 20 bad items, 0 good items, and 0 best items. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 0 bad items, 22 good items, and 0 best items.

Below you find 2 infographics summarizing what we described above. Each image provides information about both DAR and DIT items.

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Everything presented below is related to well-known CWEs, such as Sensitive data leakage [CWE-200], Unsafe sensitive data storage [CWE-312], Unsafe sensitive data transmission [CWE-319]. You can read more about it here.

Now let’s go deeper and examine each data item’s protection level.

 

Application Description

Let’s cite the description of this application below:

The best office app loved by 60 million users worldwide.
“Editors” Choice”, “2015 Best App”, and “Top Developer”awarded by Google Play.
Polaris Office + PDF is a free office app with all-in-one feature to view, edit, share, memo and archive all types of documents anytime and anywhere.
All document formats and clouds with a single app

  • View and edit all document types with the highest level of compatibility: Microsoft Office Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Google Docs, Spreadsheet, Slide, TXT and Adobe PDF.
  • Access and save back to your preferred cloud storage such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, and others.

Powerful PDF reader & converter

  • View PDF on your mobile device anytime
  • Make and annotate important notes on PDF
  • Convert document to PDF on your smartphone or tablet

Smallest in size, yet powerful features

  • Enjoy powerful editing features including PDF annotation, memo, note taking, and cloud based file management with a smallest app!

Make your most impressive presentation

  • Have more impressive presentation with pen and pointer features
  • Use Google Chromecast feature for presentation

Save time with easy access to your document

  • All documents are automatically synced to cloud for faster, easier way to access them anytime you wish
  • Access your recent and shared document with one tap

Share your document

  • Share your document via link, email, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter and more
  • View up-to-date document with shared link
  • Leave comments within the document and discuss ideas with others

Take a note with handwriting

  • Write your ideas and take a note on all types of documents as easily as writing on a paper

Search for all your documents

  • Search for all your documents with filename, text within a document, and more options
  • Provide variety of sorting options to find a document easily

Documents & data are safe

  • All your documents and data are highly encrypted.
  • Protect your documents with app passcode

Concentrate on reaching your goals

  • Write your resume, lecture notes, meeting reports, budget planners, etc in a variety of templates.

Features in details :

  • Supported Formats : doc docx / xls xlsx / ppt pptx / pdf / txt
  • Export to PDF and Memo
  • Automatic sync of all documents via Polaris Drive
  • Download and edit files from other cloud services (Google Drive / Dropbox / Box / OneDrive / Amazon Cloud Drive / uCloud and WebDAV clouds)
  • Archive important documents separately
  • Search document titles and body content
  • Add and edit header/ footer/ endnote and footnote
  • Ruler available
  • Various spreadsheet functions with over 300 formulas for Arithmetic/ Finance/ Date/time/ Statistical/ Database/ Look up and more
  • 24 different templates / 20 2D/3D charts / 173 different shapes
  • 37 slide transition effects
  • Camera mode that can be used to take pictures and applied to the document / Insert and play video clips / Directly open zip files

Supported Languages :
Supports Korean, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and 14 other languages.
To learn more about Polaris Office :

  • Official Website : http://www.polarisoffice.com
  • Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/polarisoffice
  • Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/polarisoffice
  • For any inquiries go to [Application] -> [Settings] -> [Customer Support] or email us at support@polarisoffice.com
  • Polaris Office Privacy & Terms : http://www.polarisoffice.com/privacy
    Note:
  • You can upgrade to the Smart Plan ($3.99/month & $39.99/year) or the Pro Plan ($5.99/month & $59.99/year) to take the advantage of even more premium functions.
  • Users can sign up for Polaris Office with the email addresses associated with their devices.
  • Supports accessing documents saved on other cloud storages.
  • Supports saving edited documents to other cloud storages.

 

Protection levels.

Locally stored data (Data-at-Rest, DAR).

Locally stored data groups include Credentials Information, Application Information, Storage Information, Documents Information, Log Information, Account Information.
The average DAR value is 3.50 points (7.00 points of system protection and 0.00 points of own protection). It equals to a typical value (3.5 points, where’s 7 points of system protection and 0 points of own protection).

Items with average value 3.50 points (7 points of system protection, 0 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, extra data found that shouldn’t be accessed where system protection level means – root/jailbreak is required but not possible without wiping device data, and own protection level means – stored as is.

– Credentials (App Passwords) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Apps based passwords or PINs you’re using to get access to some features of services per your account for some apps while two-factor authentication turned on (usually can’t use to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Application Configs (‘Application Information’ Group) – Different configuration files created by your app, perhaps app permissions. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Local ‘n’ Network Paths (‘Documents Information’ Group) – Paths about local or networks directories, folders, files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– Local ‘n’ Network Paths (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Paths about local or networks directories, folders, files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Credentials (Tokens) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Different tokens used to get access to your account, except for passwords but including app or 3rd party tokens, secret keys, etc. (usually give full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Sync Documents (‘Documents Information’ Group) – Documents synchronized or locally stored on your device as is or converted into another file formats (like.pdf or set of separated jpg file per each .pdf file. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– Sync Documents (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Documents synchronized or locally stored on your device as is or converted into another file formats (like.pdf or set of separated jpg file per each .pdf file. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Log Data (‘Log Information’ Group) – Logged any data as a solid file or multipart files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Media Data (‘Account Information’ Group) – Any info like images, audios, videos, media notes, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Account Data (‘Account Information’ Group) – Basic info about account like name, a list of sub-account (e.g. financial or other) and some linked data like a phone number. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Account Data (‘Log Information’ Group) – Basic info about account like name, a list of sub-account (e.g. financial or other) and some linked data like a phone number. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Local ‘n’ Network Paths (‘Log Information’ Group) – Paths about local or networks directories, folders, files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Document Details (‘Documents Information’ Group) – Common info about documents synchronized or stored locally (properties like size, date and time, etc.). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– Document List (‘Documents Information’ Group) – The list of documents stored local or synchronized over the Internet. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– Document Details (‘Log Information’ Group) – Common info about documents synchronized or stored locally (properties like size, date and time, etc.). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Document List (‘Log Information’ Group) – The list of documents stored local or synchronized over the Internet. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Locale ‘n’ TimeZone (‘Log Information’ Group) – Details about your locale, languages, time zone, country and so on. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Environment (‘Log Information’ Group) – Different info about the environment of the device including apps lists, device info, OS name and versions, updates, a list of users, network details, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs

Keep in mind if you’re using some Android devices such Samsung, LG or another device with an unlocked or non-locked loader that allow rooting your device without user action, the system level equals 6 points instead of 7. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

Transferred data (Data-in-Transit, DIT).

Transferred data groups include Application Information, Device Information, Account Information, Storage Information, Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information, Log Information, Credentials Information, Documents Information, Payment ‘n’ Transaction Information.
The average DIT value is 5.00 points (6.00 points of system protection and 4.00 points of own protection). It is higher than a typical value (4 points, where’s 4 points of system protection and 4 points of own protection).

Items with average value 5.00 points (6 points of system protection, 4 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, data is not available all the time or partially accessed where system protection level means – MITM prevented or fake certificate importing prevented, but plaintext non-protected traffic is intercepted, and own protection level means – bypassed by fake/stolen root certificates.

– Application Configs (‘Application Information’ Group) – Different configuration files created by your app, perhaps app permissions. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to the app, app settings, including installed apps or installers,

– Device Data (‘Device Information’ Group) – Device ID, Device Name, Device OS Name and Version, and jailbroken/root status. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about your device,

– Account Data (‘Account Information’ Group) – Basic info about account like name, a list of sub-account (e.g. financial or other) and some linked data like a phone number. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Account Data (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Basic info about account like name, a list of sub-account (e.g. financial or other) and some linked data like a phone number. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Account Settings ‘n’ Configs (‘Account Information’ Group) – Information about your account settings and configurations. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Device Data (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – Device ID, Device Name, Device OS Name and Version, and jailbroken/root status. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– Credentials (Access IDs) (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – Different tokens used to get access to your account, except for passwords but including app or 3rd party tokens, secret keys, etc. (usually don’t give full access to your account because based on permissions linked to these access tokens). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– Log Data (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Logged any data as a solid file or multipart files. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Device Data (‘Log Information’ Group) – Device ID, Device Name, Device OS Name and Version, and jailbroken/root status. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information stored in local or network logs,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Credentials (Passwords) (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Well-known passwords or PINs you’re using to get access to your account (usually it is worse than tokens because it gives full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Environment (‘Account Information’ Group) – Different info about the environment of the device including apps lists, device info, OS name and versions, updates, a list of users, network details, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Only account IDs like app or 3rd party user IDs including emails, phone number, usernames, etc. (depends on apps). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Credentials (Passwords) (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Well-known passwords or PINs you’re using to get access to your account (usually it is worse than tokens because it gives full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– Credentials (Tokens) (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Different tokens used to get access to your account, except for passwords but including app or 3rd party tokens, secret keys, etc. (usually give full access to your account). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Sync Documents (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Documents synchronized or locally stored on your device as is or converted into another file formats (like.pdf or set of separated jpg file per each .pdf file. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Document List (‘Storage Information’ Group) – The list of documents stored local or synchronized over the Internet. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Document Details (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Common info about documents synchronized or stored locally (properties like size, date and time, etc.). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Media URLs (‘Storage Information’ Group) – URLs related to media info such as stream media or profile’s media, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– URLs (‘Storage Information’ Group) – Different types of URLs referred to your files stored in clouds, profiles, social accounts, media files available online, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to storage like credentials, settings, documents and so on,

– Tracked Data ‘n’ Favorites (‘Documents Information’ Group) – Any favorites data or tracked data marked as desirable by users and for users (Means, user is on FB messenger, Viber, bank client or favourite hotel, room type, flight route, airline). This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– In-App Payment (‘Payment ‘n’ Transaction Information’ Group) – Data related to in-app payment via market store. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be details about transactions and payment data involved into transaction records

Keep in mind if you’re using out-of-date Android < 7.0, the system level equals 4 points instead of 6. It means your data can be stolen with a crafted preinstalled certificate on the device or if someone makes you install a certificate. Also, if you’re using out-of-date Android < 5.0, the system level equals 2 points instead of 4. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

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