Archos Safe-T mini
Our wallet review process
We examine wallets starting at the code level and continue all the way up to the finished app that lives on your device. Provided below is an outline of each of these steps along with security tips for you and general test results.
Application build test result
Update 2021-08-22: As there is no claims of open source and nobody replied to our tweet, we consider this product closed source and therefore not verifiable for now. Just like the product’s successor:
The shop has a country picker to choose between France (default), Germany and UK. The product is shown as discontinued for Germany and UK.
The device has screen and buttons for transaction verification:
Every transaction is displayed on the screen and must be physically approved using hardware buttons.
On the provider website there is no claim about being open source but there is this repository according to which Archos Safe-T mini is a clone of but with no updates in three years.
Their Twitter account also has no activity since two years - with 13k followers.
There is more activity on their Facebook account but not regarding the Archos Safe-T mini. At least not the last two years.
As we are not sure if the GitHub account is even theirs, we asked on Twitter for clarification.
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