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Some Nokia 7 Plus phones caught sending data to Chinese server

29 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Mistakes and software bugs are a normal fact of life but some can be more damning than others. At a time when phone manufacturers, especially Chinese ones, are fighting to wash their hands clean of any perception of political bias, even an allegedly innocent mistake could become a PR and legal mess. That might be the situation Finnish company HMD...
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Nokia phones are being investigated for allegedly sending data to China

Nokia phones are being investigated for allegedly sending data to China

29 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Nokia could be in some hot water. According to recent reports, Nokia 7 models may be secretly sending data to China without the user knowing about it. Nokia says that the issue was a software bug and that it has been fixed.
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Some Nokia phones were spotted sending user data to China

Some Nokia phones were spotted sending user data to China

29 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

HMD Global has managed the Nokia smartphone brand impressively well since it took over in December 2016, but now the Finnish company has found itself in hot water.
In a report published earlier today, Norway's public broadcaster NRK claims to have found proof that certain Nokia smartphone have been transmitting unencrypted user information to China. Allegedly, on-device data such as GPS location, the device serial number, and even the user's phone number were being transmitted back to a Chinese server.
The server in question was under the domain “vnet.cn,” which is reportedly ...
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Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

29 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Nokia fans waited for years for the first Nokia-Android handsets to arrive, and it finally happened two years ago, when HMD Global unveiled its first Nokia 6 handset, after acquiring the right to use the brand. Since then, HMD unveiled a variety of Nokia handsets, culminating with the Nokia 9 PureView a few weeks ago.
However, the old Nokia has nothing to do with the Nokia phones we're seeing today, and all these devices are made in China by Foxconn. This brings us to HMD's first China-related issue, as some Nokia phones have apparently sent data to servers in the region without consent...
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Some Nokia 7 Plus units were spotted sending user data to China

29 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

HMD Global has managed the Nokia smartphone brand impressively well since it took over in December 2016, but now the Finnish company has found itself in hot water.
In a report published earlier today, Norway's public broadcaster NRK claims to have proof that certain Nokia smartphone have been transmitting unencrypted user information to China. Allegedly, on-device data such as GPS location, the device serial number, and even the user's phone number were being transmitted back to a Chinese server.
The server in question was under the domain “vnet.cn,” which is reportedly managed ...
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