Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here’s what stood out on Tuesday, January 26: The photo functions of the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are unveiled, Facebook has let millions of phone numbers slip away, and Signal employees are worried about the success. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
Signal: employees worried about possible abuses
With the recent woes of WhatsApp caused by the next update wanted by Facebook, Signal messaging has been full of new subscribers for several days. But this is obviously not without risk. What worries the very employees of the service who fear excesses in the face of growing success.
Facebook: millions of phone numbers end up on Telegram
A security breach on Facebook exposed hundreds of millions of phone numbers associated with accounts. This sensitive data was then put up for sale on Telegram by a bot. The events took place in 2020, but no less than 550 million accounts were said to have been targeted by one or more malicious hackers.