Todoist: Todo List for Organizing Work and Errands 11.3.8 (iOS / App Store)

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This application is available for iOS. This app is designed to be simple to-do list app where each task is bound to calendar event or activity. The latest build was released on Jul 06, 2017. Our latest check was performed on Apr 14th, 2017.

Findings Summary

Our examination revealed total 26 items, where were 14 DAR items and 12 DIT items found. Among DAR items were found 0 worst items, 0 bad items, 12 good items, and 1 best item. Among DIT items were found 0 worst items, 12 bad items, 0 good items, and 0 best items.

Below you find 3 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:

Keeping life in order shouldn’t be this hard. Todoist helps you organize and prioritize your tasks and projects so you can stress less and achieve more.

Need to assign tasks to your collaborators? Or remind your better half to buy milk? Create to-do lists for each one of your life’s projects and stay on top of everything you need to get done. Todoist is your life support every day, anywhere – on iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.

“If your goal is to spend as little time as possible organizing and more time doing, Todoist offers the simplicity you’re looking for.” – iMore

With Todoist, you can:

  • Add tasks on-the-go and manage them from any device
  • Organize and keep track of all your personal and professional projects
  • Quickly view and prioritize your tasks for the day or week to come
  • Assign due dates so you’ll never forget to follow through
  • Share to-do lists with coworkers, family, and friends

Todoist is free forever with the option to upgrade to Premium or Business for even more powerful features to boost your personal productivity or collaborate with you team.
About Premium billing:
Should you choose to upgrade (totally optional), your iTunes account will be charged as soon as you confirm the purchase. The Premium subscription is billed annually.
The App Store will automatically renew your subscription after 1 year unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period.
You can turn off auto-renew in your Apple ID Account Settings any time after purchase.
Privacy Policy: https://todoist.com/privacy
Terms of Use: https://todoist.com/terms

 

Protection levels.

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

Locally stored data groups include Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information, Media Information, Events Information, Account Information.
The average DAR value is 6.29 points (7.00 points of system protection and 5.57 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.

– 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

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,

– Notes (‘Events Information’ Group) – Different notes stored locally or sync with server including all notes/tasks details. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– GEO Data (‘Events 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 events with details about event,

– Address Data (‘Events Information’ Group) – Home, work or another type of owner address stored by apps. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– Calendar Events (‘Events Information’ Group) – Some info about calendar events like date and time and calendar body. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– Account Data (‘Events 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 events with details about event,

– Credentials (IDs) (‘Account 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 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,

– Media URLs (‘Account 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 info related to profiles, basic credential IDs like email or username or phone number plus some more info depends on applications,

– Log Data (‘Analytics ‘n’ Ads Information’ Group) – Logged any data as a solid file or multipart files. 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

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 Credentials Information, Account Information, Events Information, Tasks Information, Personal ‘n’ Private 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.

– Device Data (‘Credentials 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 types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– 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) (‘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.,

– Locale ‘n’ TimeZone (‘Credentials Information’ Group) – Details about your locale, languages, time zone, country and so on. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any types of credentials including basic (IDs only), passwords, tokens, etc.,

– 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,

– 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,

– Tasks (‘Events Information’ Group) – Different tasks stored locally or sync with server including all notes/tasks details. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any events with details about event,

– Calendar Events (‘Tasks Information’ Group) – Some info about calendar events like date and time and calendar body. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to tasks, like a typical task manager,

– Messages (‘Tasks Information’ Group) – Different types of messages, conversations, except for SMS, MMS but including recipient and sender IDs and attachments. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any information referred to tasks, like a typical task manager,

– Tracked Data ‘n’ Favorites (‘Tasks 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 information referred to tasks, like a typical task manager,

– Personalization (‘Personal ‘n’ Private Information’ Group) – Info describes user preferences, favorites, tracked data, search requests, suggestions, etc. This data item related to mentioned group meant to be any personal and private info is not grabbed from the 3rd party social networks or your IDs

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

Full application privacy policy is available here.