[Oops] DexGuard, a tool to protect Android apps from hacking, has its code leaked online

[Oops] DexGuard, a tool to protect Android apps from hacking, has its code leaked online


As you may have figured out from our APK teardowns, it's pretty easy to look inside most Android apps and figure out what they're doing. There are a few products designed to obfuscate (hide) app code, one of them being DexGuard from Guardsquare. However, apps protected with DexGuard might become vulnerable in the future, thanks to the tool's code being leaked.


Earlier this week, Guardsquare filed a DMCA claim against GitHub, where someone had uploaded a copy of DexGuard's source code.

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