Friday, 19 June 2015

Reliance Jio denies chat app sends unsecured data

A group of hackers has claimed that Reliance Jio Infocomm's (RJIL's) mobile messaging app Jio Chat transmits users' data in unsecured form to servers located in China, a charge denied by the company.

"We took apart Reliance Jio app and found they are using Chinese geolocation mapping service. It shows that Reliance is using a geolocation which is China-based service," said AnonOpsIndia, a twitter account claiming to represent a group of hackers. "There is no encryption between the person using Jio chat app and Chinese company amap. Hence, it makes it lot easier for the Chinese hackers to snoop over your data," AnonOpsIndia tweeted. agencies

RJIL, however, termed it "unfounded and malicious allegations".

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