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Tag Archives: Root

AAMI’s new Safe Driver app offering a $100,000 prize for safe drivers – but not if your device is rooted or ‘jailbroken’

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According to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, up till November last year there were 1,185 road deaths – and even money says that some of those were caused by unsafe drivers. Insurance company AAMI has a vested interest in safe driving, not only is it good business sense to …

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Possible New Root Method For Lollipop

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When Google brought Lollipop into the world they also introduced SELinux into an enforcing mode in all stock devices. This makes the system partition of a Lollipop stock device read-only by default. Everyone was worried about the future of the Android hacker scene but we shouldn’t have been as it …

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Lollipop: The state of root

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Back in Android version 4.3, Jelly Bean, SELinux was introduced into Android, albeit in permissive mode which is basically turned off. This was switched to enforcing in KitKat, 4.4. SELinux policy is in effect and things that it doesn’t want to allow won’t be allowed. SELinux was ported to Android …

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