SecureBox Pro

Secure shell application, terminal screens and auxiliary commands for Android OS

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  • 26 Mar 2021
    Version 2.8.0:
    • Use dialog to select script sources.
    • Paste selected script directly to terminal session.
    • Prepare OpenSSL configuration for modular management.
    • Packaged with OpenSSL 1.1.1k and PKIX-SSH 13.0.1.
  • 5 Mar 2021
    Version 2.7.7:
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 13.0.
  • 21 Feb 2021
    Version 2.7.6:
    • Packaged with OpenSSL 1.1.1j.
  • 15 Dec 2020
    Version 2.7.5:
    • Packaged with OpenSSL 1.1.1i.
  • 4 Oct 2020
    Version 2.7.4:
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.6 and OpenSSL 1.1.1h.
  • 20 Sep 2020
    Version 2.7.3:
    • Rewrite directory processing to avoid possible null pointer exception.
    • Force use of askpass by SSH_ASKPASS_REQUIRE (forward compatibility).
    • Source user start-up only if exist.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.6.0:
      • Prevent crash in closed session on overloaded devices.
      • Keep cursor keys in "application mode" when activity is reinitialised.
      • Improve cursor movements with active "scroll region".
      • Properly display supplementary UNICODE characters (includes emoji).
  • 7 Jun 2020
    Version 2.7.2:
    • Export timezone and language environment variables to all sessions.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.5.1 and OpenSSL 1.1.1g.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.5.5.
  • 26 Apr 2020
    Version 2.7.1:
    • Packaged with OpenSSL 1.1.1f.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.5.4 (improved initialization of terminal session ).
  • 23 Mar 2020
    Version 2.7.0:
    • GUI based ssh-askpass for use with PKIX-SSH utilities.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.4.2 and OpenSSL 1.1.1e.
  • 10 Feb 2020
    Version 2.6.2:
    • Support Samsung DeX Dual Mode.
    • Use recent material library.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.5.2 (minor improvement of terminal session termination).
  • 30 Dec 2019
    Version 2.6.1:
    • Better alignment of terminal widget to the center of screen.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.5.1 (use current style on scroll in a region).
  • 17 Nov 2019
    Version 2.6.0:
    • New preference "Source system mkshrc".
    • New session context menu items:
      • Manage Wi-Fi lock mechanism.
      • Manage CPU wake lock mechanism.
      • Paste script taken from document providers.
      • Pick of shell script show error message if action is not handled.
    • Terminal emulator upgraded to 1.5.0.
  • 16 Oct 2019
    Version 2.5.3:
    • Rebuild 64-bit PKIX-SSH executable to ensure proper relocation.
  • 16 Oct 2019
    Version 2.5.2:
    • Clean unsupported elf-sections.
      (Prevents harmlass linker warnings on some Android versions - 5.1)
  • 10 Oct 2019
    Version 2.5.1:
    • Use more portable "here document" in shell startup script.
  • 26 Sep 2019
    Version 2.5.0:
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.2 and OpenSSL 1.1.1d.
    • New packaging model for native executables
      Now installed in write protected directory - this ensures compatibility with Android 10.0.
  • 11 Aug 2019
    Version 2.4.1:
    • Properly use detected format on send identity action.
      (work-around is to select again detected format).
  • 11 Aug 2019
    Version 2.4.0:
    • Shell startup command script for console sessions, managed by preference "Console startup".
    • Terminate current input before to "paste" script.
    • Upgrade emulatorview to 1.4.1:
      • Synchronous initialization - avoid crash when a window is resized during initialization.
      • Center terminal screen horizontally.
      • Scroll with default style.
    • Unify background color of rounded launcher icons.
    • Adaptive launcher icons, usable on Oreo 8.0 or later.
  • 16 Jun 2019
    Version 2.3.0:
    • New preference "Theme Mode" (switch Light/Dark themes).
    • New session context menu to paste selected born shell script.
    • Move "save" buttons outside content.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.1.
  • 29 Apr 2019
    Version 2.2.1:
  • 19 Apr 2019
    Version 2.2.0:
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH 12.0 and OpenSSL 1.1.1b.
    • Default RSA sizes to 3072 bits and more acceptable sizes in range 2^11 - 2^13.
    • Upgrade emulatorview to 1.3.1 (more precise "text" selection based on real start and end points).
    • New preferences "Version" and "User Guide"(opens user guide on site).
    • Migrated to AndroidX.
  • 21 Mar 2019
    Version 2.1.0:
    • Import SSH identity send by external application.
    • Simplify "launcher" icons.
    • Show import related messages on top of screen.
    • Ensure that application works on devices without touchscreen (like Chromebooks).
    • Always visible scroll-bar in "File Selection".
  • 20 Dec 2018
    Version 2.0.0:
    • Material design rules.
      Use only vector graphics with "primary" color (Blue Gray palette). As secondary (accent) is used color from Light Green palette. Button style changed to use those colors.
    • New exported activity "File Selection".
      Used on "pick" request and returns selected file. It is available for use by other applications.
    • Import identify from external sources.
      Details activity allows identify to be imported. Process support import from sources in PKCS#12, PKCS#8 or legacy format. If import file is password protected user is prompted for password. After successful import user has to register (save) identity for use by application. Note that identity registration always requires a password.
      Note that import from PKCS#12 may activate X.509 public key algorithms in secure shell session. Identity distinguished name (certificate subject) is displayed in identity "Detail" activity. Remark: also legacy format may contain X.509 certificates.
    • Manage exit status if session is terminated by signal.
    • Settings activity with action bar.
    • Stop creation of extra files with fingerprint and "ascii art image" identity details.
      Note existing files are cleaned-up on initial start of application.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH v11.6.
      Fixed crash on 64-bit Android OS-es. For other improvement see PKIX-SSH pages.
    • Do not store empty "extra" configuration attribute.
      It could happen if user opens "Expert" section and press [Save] button. Work-around is user manually to remove such "extra" empty attribute before to save.
    • Fix load of DSA and ED25519 identities on initial start of application.
    • Prevent rename of identity if is used by a connection.
  • 19 Oct 2018
    Version 1.3.0:
    • Target compatibility with Android 9.0 (Pie, API 28).
      This implies minimum supported version Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 14)
    • Notification channel
      Android 8.0 (Oreo, API Level 26) requires service notification to register notification channel.
    • "External Storage" permissions.
      Includes permission request at run time for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23) and newer.
      Remark: If granted user could manipulate files stored on sdcard.
    • Toggle keyboard from session context menu.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH v11.5.
  • 25 Aug 2018
    Version 1.2.0:
    • Application settings:
      • Text Size
        This preference allows user to chose size of text for terminal screens. Default is 10pt.
      • Text Color
        Preference allows user to chose color scheme of terminal screens from list with predefined values. Scheme defines background and foreground colors. Currently list consists from 12 schemes like "Console" (default), "Dark Pastels", "Solarized Light", "Solarized Dark" and etc.
    • Fixed display of X.509 distinguished name in "Known Hosts" file.
    • Packaged with PKIX-SSH v11.4 and OpenSSL 1.1.0i.
  • 16 Jun 2018
    Version 1.1.0:
    • Improved stability with more then two opened terminal screens.
    • In navigation session sub-menu replace ssh-URI with connection alias and start session counter from one.
    • Add icons to navigation menu items.
    • Improve look of connection details screen to work properly with long input strings.
    • Improve look of know host screen on small displays.
    • Optimize show/hide of "Close"-button and "Soft-Keyboard".
    • Avoid host IP-address for know-host entries.
  • 14 Feb 2018
    First release - version 1.0.0.


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