AirDroid(Mobile 22.214.171.124; Mac/Win 126.96.36.199 ) is now completed its roll out and available on Google Play. We have fixed the issue regarding the recent concerns over AirDroid’s security altogether with a structure upgrade that we have prepared for awhile.
In this update we have:
- Upgraded the communication channels to https
- Improved the encryption mechanism
- Other security improvements
You can now download it from Google Play.
Regarding the security concern about AirDroid, we are here to be transparent to you.
First of all, we want you to know that your AirDroid account shall not be exposed to any security risks provided that a secured Wi-Fi/LAN connection is used (a Wi-Fi/LAN connection whose host is known by the user).
However, it does not mean that we don’t take this concern seriously. We did take an immediate reaction right after became aware of the possible security issue. Unfortunately, there’s a misunderstanding between us and the blog which thought we didn’t keep our promise to improve.
Due to the complexity of coding for a cross-screen management application like AirDroid, it is required to have a complete sync systematic coding across clients and server to ensure best possible experience for our users during this transition time, as the systematic amendment will not be completely compatible with the previous versions and some functions may be affected.
Although we experienced a major restructure earlier this year, we have worked tirelessly and stretched our capability to the max. to make sure that we bring the best solution to you ASAP. We now catch up the timeline and will ship a security update as soon as possible.
We want to emphasize that your security is our first priority, and this is what our tech guys have always been working the hardest to improve AirDroid.
Meanwhile, we want to press again that we highly encourage our users to be alarmed to any unknown wifi which might expose your personal data at risk.
Please bear with us, our AirDroid team is working on shortening the lead time and we will make sure you will be the first to know upon the update is ready!
If you have any further concern, please do feel free to leave comments below, we will answer your questions asap.
Thank you for being with us all along, your trust means everything to us!