Reply to post: Re: The bad news

It's 2019 – and you can completely pwn millions of Qualcomm-powered Androids over the air


Re: The bad news

"What's unclear? Many, maybe most, of the vulnerable devices won't be fixed -- ever."

Yeah, but it is also clear most handsets wont also be pwned, and most users wont care or know either way.

I know us lot like to think that everyone should be super security savvy and fully alert about their data, but most people just don't care - unless it has an explicit and noticeable effect upon them.

Certainly, I don't think your solution is the right one. Shutting yourself off from the world is not the answer, and neither is overplaying the threat.

Are the risks of someone getting some/all of your data proportional to your actions?

I don't think so personally. But hey, each to their own.

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