OnePlus has admitted the leak of personal information of smartphone owners
OnePlus’ track record includes not only successful releases, but less bright events as well. At the end of last year, the owners of the brand’s smartphones were already faced with a leak of information about their accounts, and recently the company again admitted that the personal data of users was in the public domain.
However, this time, the personal data of users appeared on the network through no fault of hackers. Reported by Informant Tech , referring to Androidpolice . OnePlus has admitted the leak of personal information of smartphone owners.
As a result of the “leak” in the public domain were the email addresses of users of OnePlus devices. The exact number of “affected” accounts has not been disclosed, but according to network whistleblowers, it is in the hundreds. It is noteworthy that this time the leak was not the fault of hackers or software developers. As it turned out, employees of the PR department of OnePlus simply forgot to correctly configure the distribution of informational messages, organizing it in such a way that a blind copy is delivered to all users specified as recipients. Because of this, each addressee on the list could view a long chain of e-mails from all other recipients. The incident presumably affected those who signed up for the OnePlus poll released following the release of firmware update 10.5.11. According to experts,
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