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[CLOSED]Oneplus, please not another breach of our trust!?!? (Clipboard App in Beta)

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  1. mann1147
    Froyo Jan 29, 2018


  2. AnonymousWP
    The Lab - OnePlus 7 Pro Reviewer Jan 29, 2018

    AnonymousWP , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Hi Mr. Y,

    Not only OnePlus concluded this, also the security-researcher itself said it's old code that's inactive: https://twitter.com/fs0c131y/status/956977579457744897
     

  3. mann1147
    Froyo Jan 29, 2018

    mann1147 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Okay agreed..but can you or oneplus can explain why it was their?
    I mean how you can be assured that now or in future OnePlus won't put such codes in upcoming releases.
    it's a matter of trust which so many OnePlus fans have in this company.
     

  4. AnonymousWP
    The Lab - OnePlus 7 Pro Reviewer Jan 29, 2018

    AnonymousWP , Jan 29, 2018 :
    As the security-researcher said: it's used to parse the clipboard data.

    Because the developers use a lot of codes of HydrogenOS for OxygenOS, they probably forgot to remove the left-overs of the code. If the code is incomplete, it won't work. An OS contains thousands of lines of codes, so it's easy to leave unused code. So I can understand they forgot it, and it's in the beta only anyway.
     

  5. underageAO
    Donut Jan 29, 2018


  6. underageAO
    Donut Jan 29, 2018

    underageAO , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Clarified. Cheers!
     

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  7. gcao2012
    Eclair Jan 29, 2018

    gcao2012 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    A new report now says that there’s still a OnePlus app that can grab data from the phone and send it to servers in China without a user’s knowledge or express consent. This is not the first time, if true this could be a very serious matter.

    Please read link by Author Chris Smith: http://bgr.com/2018/01/26/oneplus-data-collection-clipboard-app/

    The codes seen shows our devices information is being sent to a third party server in China named teddymobile.... Including your phone's IMEI, clipboard, getIPAddress.
     

  8. Rick Manders
    Community Veteran Jan 29, 2018


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  9. izzykasha
    Lollipop Jan 29, 2018

  10. R1515507869833
    Froyo Jan 29, 2018


  11. superplus
    Head Moderator Head Moderator Jan 29, 2018

    superplus , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Please read and observe the forums' Terms and Rules and search before creating a thread, thanks. Duplicate threads are in violation of Rule 3.
    Should you, after searching and having a look at the top and pinned threads in the relevant categories, think a thread on the topic you wish to discuss does not exist yet, then make sure you create the thread in the correct category, since otherwise you are violating Rule 1.2. You created this thread in the category "Accessories", which, as the name implies, is for accessories, e.g. headphones, screen protectors, etc.
    Duplicate threads merged.
     

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  12. gcao2012
    Eclair Jan 29, 2018

    gcao2012 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    And you don't think this could be there so that they can manage and transfer our data?
     

  13. AnonymousWP
    The Lab - OnePlus 7 Pro Reviewer Jan 29, 2018

    AnonymousWP , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Can you please be more clear? Incorrect and/or missing code doesn't work at all.
     

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  14. anupritaisno1
    KitKat Jan 29, 2018

    anupritaisno1 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    And this somehow justifies your use of analytics for Chinese users?

    What are you doing with this data anyways?
     

  15. gcao2012
    Eclair Jan 29, 2018

    gcao2012 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    That sounds like alot of bull crap.
     

  16. gcao2012
    Eclair Jan 29, 2018

    gcao2012 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    no crap it doesn't... my point is that its there for a reason. no one is going to inject that in their OS code if they don't have a reason behind it.
     

  17. gcao2012
    Eclair Jan 29, 2018

    gcao2012 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    OnePlus stop merging everyone's threads into this blackhole that no one can search. #coverUp
     

  18. marqut
    Cupcake Jan 29, 2018

    marqut , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Can someone explain this to me. I downloaded the latest update but I can't find the "Clipboard" app??
     

  19. Bobbie63
    Marshmallow Jan 29, 2018

    Bobbie63 , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Yes, you're not on open beta.
     

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  20. marqut
    Cupcake Jan 29, 2018

    marqut , Jan 29, 2018 :
    Oh ok. Thanks, makes sense