[Reuters] China smartphone maker Xiaomi apologizes for unauthorized data access

Posted by: UGN Security

[Reuters] China smartphone maker Xiaomi apologizes for unauthorized data access - 08/11/14 06:58 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - Xiaomi Inc said it had upgraded its operating system to ensure users knew it was collecting data from their address books after a report by a computer security firm said the Chinese budget smartphone maker was taking personal data without permission.