Your Phone Is Listening and it’s Not Paranoia

January 27, 2020

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““From time to time, snippets of audio do go back to [other apps like Facebook’s] servers but there’s no official understanding what the triggers for that are,” explains Peter. “Whether it’s timing or location-based or usage of certain functions, [apps] are certainly pulling those microphone permissions and using those periodically. All the internals of the applications send this data in encrypted form, so it’s very difficult to define the exact trigger.””
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Your Phone Is Listening and it’s Not Paranoia
https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/wjbzzy/your-phone-is-listening-and-its-not-paranoia