OnePlus denies sending clipboard data to China

Phone-maker OnePlus has had a tough time of things in the press recently with claims about users’ clipboard data being mined, and the problems following a credit card breach. A second suggestion that the company was sending clipboard data back to China surfaced recently, but the company has been quick to deny any wrongdoing. Suspicions were raised when a OnePlus user noticed a file called badwords.txt which includes a list of words such as “chairman,” “private message” and “address.” See also: OnePlus admits that up to 40,000 accounts were affected by a credit card breach Download Android 8.0 Oreo for… [Continue Reading]
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