dillo && security question

Yaroslav Halchenko site-openmoko.org at onerussian.com
Wed Oct 22 04:35:23 CEST 2008

> Who is the author of this port of dillo to arm4? There is no reference
> and the only available download site is http://misc.andi.de1.cc/dillo/
that page is pointed to from the original dillo's website

thus it might be worth asking dillo's author(s)?

.dsc file lists
Maintainer: Devid Filoni <d.filoni at techemail.com>
so it might be the same person who did ipk?

> So what? Who did this port and is it safe to install this on the FR?
> I'm asking because I think it would be easy to write some maleware which
> let your FR dial every second some expensive service number or send out
> SMS as SPAM. Don't get me wrong, I'm only speaking about the possibility
> and that we should know *what* we install on our FR. I'm wrong?

possibility of malware on FR exists, but they will have hard time to do
anything 'useful' due to the variety of ports and inconsistent
interfaces :-P

For those needing security assurance I would recommend to stick to

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