Targeted spam: Cotap is a secure texting app for teams.

You thought that there are only Advanced Persistent Threats and Spear Phishing?

Here is a new one : Targeted Ads.

This time it might not be so dramatic, but imagine that you sent this to a lot of people. How many do you think that will register?



So, what’s the catch?

If there are many people in a company that use the service, the company might decide at some point to pay for an enterprise feature.

And, for this segment, the competition is big: Whatsapp is definitel rulling by far.

I can’t say since I don’t have a Whatsapp account 😉

And will never create one.

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Sorin Mustaca
Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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