Palo Alto researchers said Baidu apps could have tracked users ‘over their lifetime’
  • Researchers found Baidu’s search and map apps collected sensitive data that includes numbers embedded in SIM cards, allowing for tracking across devices
  • Baidu says the search app is back in the app store after problems addressed
26 Nov 2020 - 12:25PM
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Palo Alto researchers said Baidu apps could have tracked users ‘over their lifetime’
26 Nov 2020 - 12:25PM
  • Researchers found Baidu’s search and map apps collected sensitive data that includes numbers embedded in SIM cards, allowing for tracking across devices
  • Baidu says the search app is back in the app store after problems addressed

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