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Oct 16, 2017
OnePlus to scale back efforts of collecting user-data without permissionMany handset makers routinely collect some information on how users are using their devices.
Sep 25, 2017
Tampering with mobile IMEI number to attract up to 3-year jail term, says govtWhen a mobile phone is lost, people are required to mention the IMEI number of the handset for tracking.
Sep 25, 2017
Department of Telecom makes IMEI tampering a punishable offence that can attract a 3 year jail termThe move will help curb issues pertaining to fake IMEI numbers and also ease tracking of lost mobile phones.
Aug 06, 2017
BLU phones back on sale on Amazon, BLU claims reports of data breaches were a "false alarm"Accepting its fault, BLU pledged to not repeat the same mistake, and the phones were on sale again.
Jul 19, 2017
Over 700 mobile phones recovered from IMEI code changing gang in GhaziabadExcept Apple and Blackberry, the gang was successful in changing the IMEI codes of all mobile phones.
Jul 07, 2017
Mechanism to block all services on stolen/lost mobiles soonState-run BSNL has been entrusted with the job of running a six-month pilot project in Maharashtra from its Pune centre to develop implementation methodology and software for the new system called Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR)
Jul 05, 2017
DOT plans central registry of IMEI numbers to tackle cell phone theft and counterfeit devicesInitially, there will be a six month pilot program by the Pune team of BSNL, which will then be extended to other operators in Maharashtra.
Jun 26, 2017
DoT to make tracking lost phones easier by formulating harsher rules for tampering of IMEI codesThe International Mobile Equipment Identity Number (IMEI) helps security agencies in tracking mobile phones as well as calls made from them.
Feb 17, 2017
Cracking the IMEI: Here is why the unique identity number of your phone is crucialThe IMEI number can be used by mobile networks to identify valid devices and even remotely block a stolen phone from accessing that network.
Nov 16, 2016
Security firm reveals Android smartphones in US sending personal data to ChinaUS security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a "backdoor" software in the country that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users' consent.