By James Pero For Dailymail.com
Published: 21:05 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 21:05 BST, 1 May 2020
Researchers say a web browser loaded onto phones made by the Chinese company Xiaomi has been logging and sharing users' private data.
According to a report from Forbes, researchers studying a web browser loaded into the company's phones found that it was tracking nearly all of a users' web behavior including visited websites, search queries in Google, and also everything that appeared in the phones' news feed feature.
To make matters worse, Forbes reports that the researchers found that the tracking persisted even if the phone's browser was in 'incognito' mode.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is among the phones using the company's own web browser which was discovered transmitting private browsing data to two remote servers
Beyond the browser, researchers also found that the phone recorded what folders were opened and what screens were swiped through.
Researchers found that the company collected