Baidu's Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data

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Two popular Android apps from Chinese tech giant Baidu have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they were caught collecting sensitive user details.
The two apps in question—Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box—were found to collect device identifiers, such as the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number or MAC address, without users' knowledge, thus making them potentially trackable online.
Baidu's Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data (thehackernews.com)
 
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