European scholars urge not to buy mobile phones in China, otherwise personal information may be leaked to a third party.
(European News Agency)
[Financial Channel/Comprehensive Report] According to the research of three scholars from the University of Edinburgh and Trinity College Dublin, Android phones sold in China contain many default applications. 3 parties.
Scholars appeal to analyze 3 popular mobile phones in China, including models of OnePlus, Xiaomi, and realme, and find that these mobile phones have a high risk of leaking users' personal information, and call on consumers not to buy them in China Android phone.
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The researchers found that these three mobile phones will send a large amount of personal identification information (PII) to the original factory or third parties such as Baidu and China Mobile. Even if the SIM card is not inserted, the mobile phone can still send personal information including GPS, phone number, address book, etc. Especially in China, as long as you search for the mobile phone number, you can find yourself, so it is even more dangerous.
In addition, the researchers also found that these mobile phones will not stop collecting personal information even if they leave China, which means that even if Chinese people and international students are abroad, mobile phone manufacturers and third parties can continue to track their movements.
The survey results show that even though China is the world's largest Android mobile phone market, it hardly protects users' personal privacy, and the vast majority of mobile phone users are still unaware even if they are being tracked.
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