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Xiaomi adds more privacy functions to browser following reports of mass data collection

Monday 4 May 2020 | 14:47 CET | News
Xiaomi smartphones have default browsers that transfer customer data such as sites visited, search queries and navigation information through to Xiaomi servers, Forbes reported citing security experts. The experts said data was even sent when users were on the internet in "incognito mode". The data is transmitted to Alibaba servers rented by Xiaomi. These servers are said to be located in Russia and Singapore, with the web domains belonging to Xiaomi and registered in Beijing.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alibaba / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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