ACDSee Pro 3.1.2 (iOS / App Store)

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This application is available for iOS. This app is designed to powerful camera editor. The latest build was released on Jul 09, 2017. Our latest check was performed on Oct 7th, 2016.

Findings Summary

Our examination revealed total 14 items, where were 12 DAR items and 2 DIT items found. Among DAR items were found 0 worst items, 6 bad items, 6 good items, and 0 best items. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 2 bad items, 0 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:

Capture, perfect, and share your photos with ACDSee Pro for iPhone. ACDSee Pro combines a professional grade camera and photo editor with all the tools you need to produce stunning photographs.
Camera
Harness the full power of your device’s camera with specialized shooting modes, loSSLess RAW, TIFF and PNG support, manual controls for exposure/focus/white balance, real-time effects and adjustments, HDR & flash fusion, separate exposure and focus points, dual-axis level indicator, and more.
Edit
Perfect your photos with a powerful, nondestructive photo editor with RAW processing. Use gradients and brushing to selectively apply adjustments and special effects including shadows & highlights, contrast, dehaze, white balance, saturation, vibrance, sharpness, split toning and noise removal, and our one-of-a-kind Light EQ, Tone EQ and Colour EQ.
Collage
Convenient collage maker for sharing your memories. Quickly combine multiple photos into a single image for easy sharing. Choose from over 100 layouts.

CAMERA FEATURES

  • RAW Support
  • Shoot RAW on capable devices and write captured photos in DNG format.
  • LoSSLess TIFF/PNG
  • Write captured photos in loSSLess TIFF or PNG format, or choose one of three JPEG quality settings.
  • Manual Controls
  • Precisely control exposure, focus and white balance, including a custom white balance preset. Real-time overexposure and underexposure visualization.
  • Shutter Priority Mode
    Set the shutter speed and ACDSee Camera Pro automatically chooses the ISO for proper exposure.
  • Selfie Mode
    Look your best with skin smoothing and lightening, plus a front-facing torch/flash for low light situations.
  • Real-time Effect Filters
    Choose from 24 effects including high quality black & white, Orton, film grain, halftone, and various color tone filters.
  • Real-time Adjustments
    See brightness, contrast, vibrance, sharpness, clarity, skin tune and vignette adjustments in real time and add additional noise reduction during capture.
  • Exposure Bracketing
    Capture three exposures at once at different exposure levels.
  • HDR Fusion
    Combine three shots taken at different exposures to create a single image with high dynamic range, with manual override of composition parameters.
  • Flash Fusion
    Combine a naturally-illuminated capture with a flash-illuminated capture.
  • Video Mode
    Capture those special moments with video and apply filters and adjustments in real-time.
  • Flash Modes
    Choose from six flash modes: Off, On, Auto, Torch, Torch & flash, and Flash Fusion. All modes work with either the rear-facing or the front-facing camera.
  • Focus and Exposure
    Touch to select focus and exposure point. For more precise control, independently select focus and exposure points.
  • Lockable AF, AE and AWB
    Independently lock focus, exposure, and white balance.
  • Cropping modes
    Crop before you shoot to square, 4:3, 3:2, and 16:9 aspect ratio. Independent settings for front and rear cameras, still photo and video modes.
  • Level Indicator
    Compose your shots with precise alignment using a dual-axis level indicator.

 


EDITOR FEATURES
Image adjustments including:

  • Shadows & Highlights
  • Light EQ
  • Exposure
  • Dehaze
  • Contrast
  • Tone EQ
  • Fill Light
  • White Balance
  • Saturation & Vibrance
  • Color EQ
  • Split Toning
  • Sharpness
  • Clarity
  • Softness
  • Denoise
  • Skin Tune

Effects
Apply a variety of creative effects to your photos including film, light leaks, halftone, and more.
Use gradients and brushes to mask adjustments.
Focus
Bring your subject into focus. Simulate a shallow depth of field by blurring the background.
Vignette
Adds a vignette effect around the edges of your photo.
Geometry
Crop, rotate, straighten, and mirror your photo.
Filter Splash
Creatively splash on effects such as selective coloring to draw attention to your subject.

* ACDSee is trademark of ACD Systems International Inc. and may be registered in Canada, the United States, European Union, Japan or certain other jurisdictions.

 

Protection levels.

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

Locally stored data groups include Documents Information, Location ‘n’ Maps Information, Application Information, Device Information, Media Information, Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information.
The average DAR value is 5.00 points (7.00 points of system protection and 3.00 points of own protection). It is higher than a typical value (3.5 points, where’s 7 points of system protection and 0 points of own protection).

Items’ GROUP #1 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.

– 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,

– 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,

– Meta (‘Documents Information’ Group) – Any info that gives extra data like EXIF. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any documents stored locally, uploaded, downloaded, synchronized in any file format,

– Address Data (‘Location ‘n’ Maps Information’ Group) – Home, work or another type of owner address stored by apps. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any geodata from trackers, social networks, GPS, 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,

– 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

Items’ GROUP #2 with average value 6.50 points (7 points of system protection, 6 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, protection and privacy issues are still possible but might involve interaction with an app code where system protection level means – root/jailbreak is required but not possible without wiping device data, and own protection level means – data is not available in backups.

– Screen Snapshots (‘Media Information’ Group) – Screenshots of your device screen running certain apps; common as an iOS app multitasking feature (app swipes) or browser tab swipes. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any data like photo, image, video, audio,

– Analytics Configs (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – Different configuration files created by your app, perhaps app permissions referred to analytics group data. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– Environment (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads 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 analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– Locale ‘n’ TimeZone (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – Details about your locale, languages, time zone, country and so on. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– Application Events (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – App events referred to user actions ‘n’ activities were done. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any info related to analytics services like Flurry, Google Analytics, etc. or advertisements,

– 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

Also, keep in mind, using jailbroken device means the system protection level is 0 points and you’re using out-of-date iOS < 8.3 the system protection level is 2 points. If some data marked as shareable via iTunes, then the system protection level is 4 points.

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

Transferred data groups include Location ‘n’ Maps Information, Device Information.
The average DIT value is 4.50 points (5.00 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 4.50 points (5 points of system protection, 4 points of own protection) means data protection levels have following definitions. Frankly talking, data available if it’s allowed only and may require user action where system protection level means – some techniques are available to developers to keep connection bypassing system settings, like proxy settings, etc., and own protection level means – bypassed by fake/stolen root certificates.

– GEO Data (‘Location ‘n’ Maps Information’ Group) – Any GEO info stored as plain text referred to the places or tracked activity. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any geodata from trackers, social networks, GPS, etc.,

– Environment (‘Device 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 details about your device

Keep in mind if you’re using out-of-date iOS < 9.0, the system level equals 2 points instead of 4. It means your data can be stolen without involving your actions.

Privacy Policy

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