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AToken App

latest release: 4.0.9 last analysed  16th April 2021
No source code found
5.0 ★★★★★
28th July 2018

Published:

Our last analysis is based on data found in their App Store description.
details below 

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The Analysis

Found on their support website…

The AToken Wallet server does not save any private keys, mnemonics, and passwords for users, so mnemonics or lost private keys cannot be retrieved from the AToken wallet.
Please make sure that all users make backups and keep them properly. Do not share them with anyone.

The claim on their website is that the wallet is non-custodial, but without source code, this is not verifiable.

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Verdict Explained

No source code found

Without public source available, this app cannot be verified!

This verdict means that we could not find any source to compile the app from. Internally the company might do everything right but as we can't verify it, there is nothing protecting the user from an exit-scam where the provider releases an app that leaks the keys to the servers.

The app cannot be independently verified. If the provider puts your funds at risk on purpose or by accident, you will probably not know about the issue before people start losing money. If the provider is more criminally inclined he might have collected all the backups of all the wallets, ready to be emptied at the press of a button. The app might have a formidable track record but out of distress or change in management turns out to be evil from some point on, with nobody outside ever knowing before it is too late.