DivestOS is an unofficial soft fork of LineageOS.
Over 700 proprietary blobs are removed during build time. Removal of these proprietary blobs increase security by reducing attack surface and increase privacy by removing untrusted code.
One of the biggest issues when it comes to aftermarket ROMs is the Linux kernel not being patched against known vulnerabilities. We've developed an automated patch checker that is able to apply fixes for over 2,500 CVEs.
A custom hosts file created by analyzing over 250 million domains is included that blocks over 200,000 advertising and tracking servers. In addition LineageOS's built in analytics service, CMStats, is also removed.
Free Space Eraser¶
Extirpater is the first free space eraser for Android. It helps prevent deleted files from being recovered. Perfect for migrating from an unencrypted install or before selling your device.
We created Hypatia, the first ever open source real-time malware scanner for Android. Backed by the standard and trusted ClamAV signatures, it can detect over 450,000 malware signatures.
Privacy Oriented Browser¶
F-Droid is an app catalogue that specializes in delivery of FOSS apps. For the most part all apps available through F-Droid respect your privacy and device.
UnifiedNlp is a plugin based Fused location provider. This allows you to enable plugins that can access various offline or online databases to determine your location in a battery saving way without GPS.