In an article titled "What does the "Year Zero" and "Vault 7" stuff from Wikileaks mean?", Pavel Durov, the Founding father of social community Vkontakte and messenger Telegram, defined how CIA can learn your messages even in case you are utilizing a safe messaging software.
Durov stated that the hackers don't have to instantly hack the focused purposes. As an alternative, they will exploit the vulnerabilities within the cellular working methods to entry your delicate info and messages.
"To place 'Yr Zero' into acquainted phrases, think about a fort on a mountainside. That fort is a safe messaging app. The gadget and its OS are the mountain. Your citadel may be robust, but when the mountain under is an lively volcano, there's little your engineers can do." he defined. "So within the case of 'Yr Zero', it does not matter which messenger you employ."
He defined that the hackers can achieve entry to your keyboard that permits them to know which key you press.
"No app can cover what exhibits up in your display from the system. And none of this is a matter of the app." stated Durov
The founding father of the Telegram urged the primary builders of working methods and units, similar to Apple, Google or Samsung, instantly begin fixing their vulnerabilities.
He stated that standard customers don't want to fret about this. However, if the CIA is in your again, it does not matter which messaging apps you employ so long as your system is operating iOS or Android.