VICE: Iran Launched A Mobile App That Claimed To Diagnose Coronavirus - Security Boulevard

SBN VICE: Iran Launched A Mobile App That Claimed To Diagnose Coronavirus

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via David Gilbert, writing at Vice comes this outstanding piece on the despots running Iran into the ground. Literally.

‘”Dear compatriots, before going to the hospital or health center, install and use this software to determine if you or your loved ones have been infected with the coronavirus,” said the message, which claimed to come from the Ministry of Health…’
‘Of course, the app couldn’t tell citizens if they had coronavirus. But what it could do is hoover up huge amounts of data on citizens, including names, addresses, dates of birth, and even track people’s location in real time.”‘ – via David Gilbert, writing at Vice


*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2020/3/16/vice-iran-launched-a-mobile-app-that-claimed-to-diagnose-coronavirus