BLU Products reaches settlement with FTC after putting users’ personal data at risk for years
Even though BLU failed to protect the privacy and security of its users’ personal information for a pretty long time, also lying about the company’s practices, the FTC is not imposing a financial penalty on the smartphone vendor yet.
Barnes & Noble halts Nook Tablet 7 sales, considering recall due to charger issues
If the $50 Nook Tablet 7 felt a little too good to be… so cheap, it’s probably because it’s pre-loaded with spyware, as well as plagued by adapter flaws.
Barnes & Noble now faces criticism for baking Adups spyware into $50 Nook Tablet 7
Barnes & Noble follows BLU on the radar of mobile security experts, apparently also putting the personal data of Nook Tablet 7 users at risk.