In case you use OpenPGP on a smartphone ...
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Tue Aug 11 21:18:24 CEST 2020
On 11-08-2020 17:18, Stefan Claas wrote:
>> Why hardware? If a bug is found you can't upgrade it easily.
> Because hardware can't be tampered with like software.
If a hardware bug is found you're still lost. Even Apple has found out
the hard way.
>> On mobile, encrypted messengers are the norm. WhatsApp is the biggest,
>> and it uses Signal's encryption algorithm which is excellent.
> And you think that continuing with those is a good practice since
> Mr Snowden's YouTube Video was released?
It is a risk, but not a bigger risk than someone taking over your pc or
laptop. Signal and GnuPG are both defenseless against that.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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