Nokia fans are waiting for the first time Nokia-Android handsets 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 has a variety of Nokia handsets, culminating with the Nokia 9 PureView a few weeks ago.
in China at Foxconn. This brings us to HMD's first China-related issue, as some Nokia phones have been sent data to servers in the region without consent from users. Reuters report says that Finland will investigate the HMD phones, looking at whether they breached data rules. It all started with Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, which reported the breach on Thursday. A Nokia 7 Plus owner was told that his phone contacted a particular server, sending data packages into an unencrypted format. , "Without disclosing who owned the server.
" We can confirm that no personally identifiable information has been shared with any third party, "HMD customs Reuters. "An error in software packaging process in a single batch of one device model" caused the issue.
"Such data was never processed and could not have been identified based on this data," HMD added, saying that the error was fixed in February and nearly all devices had installed the update. It's still unclear what kind of data was sent to the server, and why it happened in the first place. Finland's Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio customs Reuters he would investigate whether the breaches involved "personal information and if there has been a legal justification for this." Image Source: Chris Smith, BGR