That recent WhatsApp CVE is scary as hell and a dangerous reminder of what government level actors can do to 1.5Bn users if they want to

We have really sophisticated sandboxing on mobile platforms but people are still fine or unaware of how many default permissions or extra ones the big players request.

I checked to see what a train ticket purchasing app wanted from me before installing and it required my phone call history and precise location, their mobile website is also gimped and has constant popups to install the app. Screw this hell future.

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