It’s great to see how the simplest things we take for granted are engineered and improved. Case in point: Facebook’s std::string replacement.
The Rowhammer class of exploits never stops to amaze.
Sadly WhatsApp will start sharing your account information with Facebook. You can’t prevent Facebook getting the data, you can only opt-out of them using it for ads.
It seems ad networks have reached a new low or as the author puts it:
This transaction breaks a core promise using the internet: just because I visit a website doesn’t mean I consent to getting spam from it.
An interesting read from a doctor of philosophy with a consulting firm who went through a huge pile of management theory books to see what he missed by not having a formal “management education.”
There’re still privacy differences when you compare messenger apps all using the Signal protocol:
In this article, I’m going to compare WhatsApp, Signal, and Allo from a privacy perspective.
While all three apps use the same secure-messaging protocol, they differ on exactly what information is encrypted, what metadata is collected, and what, precisely, is stored in the cloud — and therefore available, in theory at least, to government snoops and wily hackers.
In the end, I’m going to advocate you use Signal whenever you can — which actually may not end up being as often as you would like.
Of course AMP was introduced to optimize the delivery of ads. ?