Subject: Re: The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence
On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 17:18:42 -0500, JF Mezei<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On 2018-03-01 10:47, Davoud wrote:
>> That isn't true. It may be the case that technically secure
>> communications devices are unavailable to the public. But I repeat that
>> the security of your mobile phone is assured by the fact that no one is
>> listening to you.
>There is a big difference between intercepting communications to/from
>your phone and hacking the phone to access your data or send your phone
>usage "live" to NSA&friends.
>NSA has widespread data collections that do collect anyone's
>communications, they just can't "target" a USA citizen (aka: do a search
>through the trove of data for a US citizens comms without FISA).
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Eyes and
>> to target your calls to grandma. It's ludicrous to think that they are
>> monitoring you.
>This isn't a case of the government monitoring ME. It is a case of them
>collecting my communications in bulk, and when doing searches for
>something unreleated, my stuff might come up.
>If I make a joke about centrifuges in my basement to make a nuclear
>device, and this is collected, then someone doing a search for
>terrorists in USA planning to detonate nuke would pull up my joke. It is
>then up to an analyst to determine this is of no value and dismiss it.