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Several security researchers say iOS security controls have made it really hard to analyze whether an iPhone has been compromised without jailbreaking it first (Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai/VICE)

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:Several security researchers say iOS security controls have made it really hard to analyze whether an iPhone has been compromised without jailbreaking it first  —  A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there´s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.

An examination of the opaque data collection practices in mobile games, which have largely escaped the level of scrutiny applied to social media companies (Kaitlyn Tiffany/Vox)

Kaitlyn Tiffany / Vox:An examination of the opaque data collection practices in mobile games, which have largely escaped the level of scrutiny applied to social media companies  —  Seemingly simple mobile games made us all way too comfortable with giving away our personal information.  —  Angry Birds is so 2009, you might say.

A 14-year-old girl with 800,000 YouTube followers is sharing far-right content, highlighting how the platform can push kids to extremism as they build audiences (Joseph Bernstein/BuzzFeed News)

Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed News:A 14-year-old girl with 800,000 YouTube followers is sharing far-right content, highlighting how the platform can push kids to extremism as they build audiences  —  “Soph” has nearly a million followers on the giant video platform.  The site´s executives only have themselves to blame.

Google is combining its travel-related products, including Google Trips, Google Flights, and Google hotels search, under a singular tool called Trips (Natt Garun/The Verge)

Natt Garun / The Verge:Google is combining its travel-related products, including Google Trips, Google Flights, and Google hotels search, under a singular tool called Trips  —  Not to be confused with Google Trips, its offline travel app  —  Google is combining its travel-related products — the mobile Google Trips app …
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