The Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (IPVC) identified a vulnerability in the Android operating system, which can affect the normal performance of applications that resort to the Bluetooth interface for communication. More information here. When installing an application, the user may give it permission to use the [...]
Apple made available the extension “Exposure Notifications”, necessary for the operation of STAYAWAY COVID, in iOS version 12.5. Those with iOS version between 12.0 and 12.4, can now upgrade to iOS version 12.5 and install the STAYAWAY COVID App.
STAYAWAY COVID allows informing people who, over the previous 14 days, have been in close contact with someone infected with COVID-19. Only after the National Health Service confirms the infection will the user who tested positive for COVID-19 obtain a numeric code – which, after being inserted in the [...]
Tracing means “searching for signs of a disease among a specific population”. STAYAWAY COVID is a contact tracing application for COVID-19 that supports public health professionals examining signs of COVID-19 among previous contacts of a person confirmed as positive for the virus by the National Health Service. In [...]
Google and Apple will soon launch a variant of the Exposure Notification System, called Exposure Notifications Express (ENX). In Portugal, the ENX will not replace the STAYAWAY COVID application. The goal of the ENX is to support public health authorities who do not intend to develop and promote [...]
The STAYAWAY COVID application was developed exclusively for the iOS (Apple) and Android (Google) operating systems. The application depends specifically on a recent extension of these operating systems called “Exposure Notifications”. The use of this resource enables digital contact tracing applications, such as the STAYAWAY COVID, to: run [...]