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Re: [tor-talk] Nice to meet you! / WhatsApp by Tor?

On 4/16/19 12:41 PM, GTI .H wrote:
> Em ter, 16 de abr de 2019 às 12:25, Nathan Freitas <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:nathan@xxxxxxxxxxx>> escreveu:
>     On 4/16/19 11:48 AM, GTI .H wrote:
>     > Please, how can I use Tor to hide the origin IP in WhatsApp Android?
>     Since WhatsApp is executable code on your Android phone, it can access
>     information about your device directly. This includes accessing your
>     "real" IP address through local network information APIs.
> Okay, but if you do not want to get caught by MATRIX, you can not put
> personal information on your smartphone except a contact list.
> the concern is with destination not to discover the origin. 
Agreed. What I am saying is that if your adversary (WhatsApp/Facebook)
can execute code on your device, in the form of the app, then they can
access your actual IP address, actual phone number, IMSI/IMEI and other
unique global identifiers.

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