“Drive-By Rowhammer Attack Uses GPU to Compromise an Android Phone”
Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, May 3, 2018
You might not expect that giving the Facebook app on your Android phone permission to read your contact list would also allow Facebook to transcribe all the metadata from all the calls and text messages in your phone's entire call history. But it did, at least until Google deprecated version 4.0 of the Android API — which was about five months ago.
“Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data for Years from Android Phones”
Sean Gallegher, Ars Technica, March 24, 2018