Is FaceApp a Russian Spyware Trojan?

FaceApp is enjoying another viral moment fueled by celebrity selfies, while sparking dire warnings from security and privacy experts. Now politicians in Congress are calling for an investigation and the DNC ordered Democratic staffers to delete the app from their phones. Is FaceApp being singled out unfairly? After all, most mobile are about as ethical as Stephen Colbert’s mythical PonyPoints app. Let’s look at five FaceApp media myths: FaceApp puts your photos in the cloud and owns them. TRUE: Photos you process with FaceApp are stored in a public cloud and FaceApp legally owns them. HOWEVER: By default, most photos you take with your phone are stored in a cloud, if nothing else than for b


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