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Re: Is ubuntu phone resistant to vault 7 attacks?


On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 5:15 PM, Melvin Carvalho
<melvincarvalho@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal
> including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized "zero day" exploits, malware
> remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary
> collection, which amounts to more than several hundred million lines of
> code, gives its possessor the entire hacking capacity of the CIA
> https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/
> Mark Shuttleworth has previous said that Ubuntu is strongly resistant to
> viruses.
> Many reports of Android and IOS targeting, perhaps this is a good reason to
> switch to ubuntu phone?

The short answer is Yes.

Towards that answer, both Android and iOS are much more complex
which does not help you to have a somewhat informed view as to what is
going on inside.


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