[tor-talk] Off topic- Android is suspect spyware?

Jon Tullett jon.tullett at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 07:33:08 UTC 2014

On 11 December 2014 at 09:02, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> On 12/10/2014 22:54, Jon Tullett wrote:
>> Yes. Get a forked device, like an Amazon Kindle Fire - such vendors
>> replace much of the Google software, often including the default app
>> store, with their own. But if you trust the third party more than
>> Google, your paranoia is broken.
> Spyware can be embedded in hardware itself.

Yes. This is why I specifically mentioned baseband processors as an
example of hardware which may operate code outside your control.


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