Nokia phones investigated over rumored data breach

March 21, 2019

Via: Techradar

Following a recent data breach report, Finland’s data protection ombudsman said that he would investigate claims that Nokia-branded phones had sent information from users’ handsets to China.

While Nokia exited the mobile phone business to focus solely on networking, the Finnish firm’s brand name lives on thanks to HMD Global which licensed it to produce a new range of Nokia devices running Android.

According to HMD Global, no personal data was shared with a third party although it did reveal that one batch of handsets had been experiencing a data software glitch which has now been fixed.

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