aeGis

aeGis

(218 ratings)

Appears in 18 channels

  • Downloads:
    10,000 - 50,000
  • Last update
    Aug 17, 2013

aeGis Reviews

Description

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aeGis is an OSS alternative to other security apps that interact via SMS. With aeGis you can:
-- Locate and track your phone if it goes missing or is stolen by receiving sms updates of its location.
-- Remotely lock your device with a password or pin number.
-- Remotely wipe your device.
-- Remotely backup up call logs or sms logs(or both) to either Dropbox or Google Drive.
-- Remotely enable sound on device and make it scream.
-- Create an IMSI(SIM Card) whitelist

aeGis will let you know via response if your action has been completed.

aeGis source code can be found at http://github.com/Decad3nce/Aegis

For inquiries or comments, please see: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2038762

HINT: Default unlock code if you manage to lock yourself out, is "aeGis" (case sensitive)

HINT: The application has to be started at least once on installation for receiver to work.

REASONS FOR PERMISSIONS:

Get Accounts:
This allows the application to retrieve the names of the gmail accounts on the device for backup services.

Read SMS:
This allows the application to backup the SMS' on your device to a backup service of your choice.

Read Contacts:
This allows the application to match numbers in your sms/call logs to real contacts on your device while doing a backup.

Read Call Log:
This allows the application to recover call logs to backup service of your choice.

Write Call Log:
Also needed while matching.

Receive SMS:
This allows the application to spawn the various activities.

Send SMS:
This allows the application to send a mapview in sms format to the originating address.

Precise Location:
This allows the application to track the devices location to be sent to location requesting originating address.

Control Vibration:
As-is.

Internet:
Needed implicitly by geocoder.

Currently supported:
1135 different devices, according to play store.

If you would like to donate to the project, see:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.decad3nce.aegisdonate

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