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Not particularly worried about the increase in mobile cyber attacks.

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    @theKarlisK isntthos the new ''classic'' nokia phone?
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    @theKarlisK This device is new. It was re-released in 2017 and 2018.

    Anyway, no one is going to target this platform - that's why I'm not worried.
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    @undef I'm amazed that you created a new DevRant user just to support @theKarlisK

    True bromance!

    As I said before, iOS and Android are the common targets of such attacks, not some niche-anachronistic platforms. Since this phone offers little to no functionality other than snake, Bluetooth and Internet options are switched off.

    Phone doesn't locked itself, so you can just steal it and read my texts but I really would not consider it a "cyber" attack.
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    @undef Truly honored that you decided to debut your reincarnation here.
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    @undef @K4YT3X

    You're both missing the point. This phone, because of its limited functionality, does not hold any personal data. No gmail, no banking applications, no social accounts, no photos. I can't even send MMS.

    You're going to phone my contacts and prank them? I'm literally shaking here.
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    @NickyBones How do we know that this is ....*puts tinfoil hat on* ... the real @undef.

    @pionell Honestly, I still can't really tell.
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    @undef ヽ(´▽`)ノ
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    @undef I bet Selena Gomez is not rocking an old-school Nokia phone, but Justin Bieber's little weenie still got published when they hacked her phone and, consecutively, Instagram account.

    In smartphones it's a two-way problem - if you hack the phone, with all apps installed you know all the usernames, etc. And if you know the social accounts, you can go for the phone.

    With this brick, you'll have to guess if I have any social accounts at all.

    If you are targeting me specifically because you hate me with passion, and you're reasonably good at what you do, then no security can stop you from fucking me up. But that's not the common case.
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    Hi five!!!😋 This is my very first phone and it came out at around 2007. It still works and lasts countless hours on a single charge. I still carry it around as a last resort just in case of an emergency.

    Not that these can't be hacked, any electronic device can be hacked, it's just that it could get incredibly frustrating. That's the reason why they're still used by drug dealers and other miscreants.
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    @undef it looks like you asked her for her number?😂
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    @bigus-dickus A true gentleman would just hack it :P
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    @undef no I know that, the question appeared as if you were.
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    @undef Very intriguing writing, PK. You should try fanfiction. Anyway, I'm piss-poor so any financial motivation you have shouldn't be associated with me :D
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    @NickyBones And it's not uncommon to scam ones relatives by calling them up and telling them there's been a terrible accident and that they need to forward some financial funds to help you immediately. Never underestimate the scum that live among us.
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    @theKarlisK Good thing my family hates me. Wouldn't pay a dime to save my sorry ass.
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    @undef well obviously I meant the world - that rude place that never replies to 'Hello'
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    I'm using a Nokia 6303i from 2012. With real keys.
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    I've still got the original Nokia 3210 in a cupboard, loved that phone. Cutting edge of the day.
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    I wouldn't call it secure as it's probably just like IoT not taken care of very well. And old-school devices are often reverse engineered / have active hacker and modding communities behind them if it takes off somewhat.. like this Nokia here. However, you're absolutely right in that hardly anybody will want to target this platform with their malware when the Android and iOS market share is many times larger. Devices not taking off very well into the mainstream market is a double-edged sword really. The modding capability becomes less as less people back it, but so do the exploits being developed against it, if any.
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    @NickyBones I was looking at getting this exact phone today since I wanna declutter myself from my Android. Are you liking the phone ?
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    @CaramelBear Overall yes. It has some of the perks of a smart phone like camera (2MP), and mail/internet access (slow as fuck). If you desperately need to use these features you still can, it's just so cumbersome that you'll mostly give up.
    It's cute, lightweight, hardly needs charging. Since it works with 2G-3G networks, you'll have to check if your local network supplier still supports this.
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