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"I want an unhackable phone"

If your net worth is less than a half million dollars, and you aren't a power user:

Get an iPhone, keep it updated, set an alphanumeric passphrase. It will cost 6 figures minimum to hack your phone. You aren't that important.

@r000t so, uh, what about those people with net worth over $500k? Asking for a friend

@jerry If you're that important, you got "a guy" for that. Have that guy worry about it.

@jerry Though the realistic answer is: "You're important enough for someone to blow a 0day on. You'll need to put in some effort."

@r000t understand. I thought you might be aware of something specific that my friend ought to look into. Thanks

@r000t It irritates me but that seems to be the consensus. Only a few android phones are encrypted and get immediate security updates. But apple phones are expensive and not everyone can afford them.

@Argus For Android, I'd say "This year's Sammy if you're rich, any recent Moto if you aren't"

@r000t @Argus Samsung? Motorola?! Have you seen their update track record recenty?! Pixel phones if you're rich, Android Go if you're not.

@amsomniac @kensanata
Oh good lord, I looked at that enormous flow chat and got nauseous. That's a lot of effort.

@amsomniac @r000t @kensanata oh shit, today's timeline made me want an android phone again so I can do this.

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