Hello manufacturers, software developers, we be secure, ok?

Whatsapp, Snapchat, Facebook, etc

What do they all have in common?

They have/had vulnerabilities that are bad for OpSec.

Companies should have a duty of care to protect our information, we are all consumers of their product, or in business speak, we are assets/goodwill to their company. Without consumers, the company is nothing.

Best option: don’t use social media
Practical option: rally, be vocal to get them to treat your information seriously.
Good option: use an alias and practise OpSec.

Ref:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/01/01/attack-dismissed-as-theoretical-by-snapchat-used-to-plunder-4-6-million-phone-numbers/

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