• Mon, Mar 25, 2019
  • Finland probing Nokia phones sending data to China
    The phone was sending unencrypted, readable data that easily identifies the phone (IMEI and MAC), its SIM and network connections.
    Finland probing Nokia phones sending data to China
    Finland's data protection watchdog is investigating Nokia phones' owner HMD Global after reports claimed that its devices mysteriously sent data to Chinese servers. The probe follows a report by Norway's public broadcaster NRK in which it claimed to have proof that Nokia phones are transmitting sensitive information to China based on a tip from a Nokia owner. The man in question, Henrik Austad, said he'd been monitoring the traffic from his Nokia 7 only to find it was sending unencrypted information to a Chinese server while switched on. The sensitive data included his location, as well as the SIM card number and the phone's serial number, the Engadget reported late on Thursday.The phone was sending unencrypted, readable data that easily identifies the phone (IMEI and MAC), its SIM and network connections.Notably, whenever data is...
  • LinkedIn adds in-app meeting planner features LinkedIn adds in-app meeting planner features

    The post said users would soon be able to also check and see whether a proposed time works and send a confirmation.

  • Russian hackers trying to disrupt EU polls: Report Russian hackers trying to disrupt EU polls: Report

    The Milpitas, California-headquartered firm said the campaigns by the two Russian groups are ongoing, but the firm did not say whether any sensitive data had been linked.

  • WeChat introduces in-app gaming tab WeChat introduces in-app gaming tab

    The company had listed two developers outside China for now and Google was one of them with its doodling game -- Guess My Sketch .

  • Apple acquires Italian start-up for USD 5 million Apple acquires Italian start-up for USD 5 million

    In 2016, the start-up won Visa's Everywhere Initiative API contest and was entrusted with an unspecified development project for the payments giant.

  • WhatsApp Business app now available on iOS WhatsApp Business app now available on iOS

    Announced back in September 2017 and launched for Android in January 2018, the beta version of the app for iOS was introduced in February.

  • LG Uplus, Nvidia partner for Cloud gaming LG Uplus, Nvidia partner for Cloud gaming

    Since GeForce Now is an open platform, users can connect their accounts from online stores and bring their own games from a server, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday.

  • Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

    Boeing and federal regulators are still discussing details of the upgrade to the Max fleet, which was grounded worldwide after a second deadly crash this month in Ethiopia.

  • Facebook admits storing hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text Facebook admits storing hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text

    Updated On: Mar, 21, 201910:43 PM

    It’s time to change your Facebook password again

  • NASA to partner with 10 start-ups on new space tech NASA to partner with 10 start-ups on new space tech

    Applications will be accepted till April 7 and a total of 10 companies will be selected for the programme, the US space agency said.

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