High Tech > Phone

Some Nokia 7 Plus phones caught sending data to Chinese server

3 monthes 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...
Read more ...

 

Nokia phones are being investigated for allegedly sending data to China

Nokia phones are being investigated for allegedly sending data to China

3 monthes 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.
Read more ...

 

Some Nokia phones were spotted sending user data to China

Some Nokia phones were spotted sending user data to China

3 monthes 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 ...
Read more ...

 

Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

3 monthes 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...
Read more ...

 

Some Nokia 7 Plus units were spotted sending user data to China

3 monthes 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 ...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Phone      Archive      Android      China      China Telecom      HMD Global      Mobile      Nokia      Phones      Privacy      Security      Business      Mobile      News      Nokia 9 PureView      Smartphone      Security      Nokia 7 Plus  


IOS 13 public beta released today plus iPadOS preview

IOS 13 public beta released today plus iPadOS preview

Apple has opened the doors to the iOS 13 public beta, along with iPadOS 13, and if you're feeling ambitious you can try out the upcoming iPhone and iPad software on your own... Read more ...

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now out in more than 140 countries

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now out in more than 140 countries

Last week, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite , Niantic's magical-themed follow-up to Pokémon Go , launched a day early , but the rollout was limited to users in the US and UK. Over... Read more ...

First Look: reMarkable writing test vs. Apple Pencil

First Look: reMarkable writing test vs. Apple Pencil

Macworld's Leif Johnson takes his writing utensils very seriously. If he's not writing on pen and paper he's usually scribbling away on an iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil-a tool... Read more ...

Just kidding? Ubuntu 32-bit moving forward, no word yet from Valve

Just kidding? Ubuntu 32-bit moving forward, no word yet from Valve

Due in part to the feedback given to the group over the weekend and because of their connections with Valve, Canonical did an about-face today. They've suggested that feedback... Read more ...

MacOS Catalina 10.15 Public Beta is now available

MacOS Catalina 10.15 Public Beta is now available

Want to run the next version of macOS? You can if you join Apple's Public Beta program. Apple has a macOS Catalina Public Beta available for anyone willing to try the new... Read more ...

How to watch SpaceX's challenging Falcon Heavy night launch live

How to watch SpaceX's challenging Falcon Heavy night launch live

SpaceX will launch a Falcon Heavy rocket Monday evening in its most challenging launch yet. The launch is scheduled for Monday June 24 at 8:30 p.m. PT, but is dependent on... Read more ...

Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

Netflix taps George Clooney for new post-apocalyptic feature film

As Netflix's reputation grows, so does the number of major stars the company draws in for its original content. Following his work with Hulu on its original Catch-22 series... Read more ...

Cyberpunk 2077 will feature romance options beyond heterosexual relationships

Cyberpunk 2077 will feature romance options beyond heterosexual relationships

CD Projekt Red's upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 will feature a gender-fluid character creator, and the game's lead quest designer reveals that the romance options will be more diverse... Read more ...

Amazon's back-to-college store drops deals on refurbished items before Prime Day

Amazon's back-to-college store drops deals on refurbished items before Prime Day

Buying refurbished is a great way to save money, and Amazon has a ton of deals right now. While there's hundreds of Amazon refurbished items on the site, we've found 20 items... Read more ...

Fortnite ‘The Blues' LTM full gameplay details leaked by Epic

Fortnite ‘The Blues' LTM full gameplay details leaked by Epic

Last week, a leak revealed future Limited Time Modes coming to battle royale game Fortnite. One of those LTMs was called ‘The Blues,' which was recently made public by Epic... Read more ...