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WebAPI/Security/Alarm

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Alarm API

Brief purpose of API: Let apps set timers to wake up at a specified time General Use Cases:

  • Implement an alarm reminder app by setting an alarm intent for a future time
  • Set an alarm to ping a server at a specific time or set interval

Reference:

Inherent threats: Annoyance

Threat severity: Low

Permissions Table

Type Use Cases Authorization Model Notes & Other Controls
Web Content None No access
Installed Web Apps General use cases Implicit Should be a way to disable alarm for a given app
Privileged Web Apps General use cases Implicit Should be a way to disable alarm for a given app
Certified Web Apps General use cases Implicit Should be a way to disable alarm for a given app