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Apple reportedly shares safe browsing Safari data with Chinese firm

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Published : Oct 15, 2019, 8:08 am IST
Updated : Oct 15, 2019, 8:08 am IST

It isn't clear if Tencent collects any information outside of China.

Users can turn off the Fraudulent Website Warning from Safari's settings.
 Users can turn off the Fraudulent Website Warning from Safari's settings.

Some data from Apple's Safari browser is reportedly being shared with Chinese tech giant Tencent.

According to Engadget, users have discovered that iOS 13 sends some data to Tencent Safe Browsing in addition to Google's system that protects against phishing scams using Fraudulent Website Warning feature.

It isn't clear if Tencent collects any information outside of China, however, the US disclaimer has a mention of the data collection. Users can turn off the Fraudulent Website Warning from Safari's settings.

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