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Amazon enforces TikTok ban on employee phones due to “security risks”

4 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / A person using the video-sharing application TikTok on a smartphone in Faridabad in India on June 30, 2020.
Amazon ordered employees to delete TikTok from their phones today, citing "security risks."
Amazon's email to employees did not specify what security risks the company is worried about or whether TikTok has already caused a security problem internally. Last month, we reported on research that found TikTok's app was able to read clipboard data on iOS devices. TikTok said it will stop accessing users' clipboards.
"Due to security risks, the TikTok app is no longer permitted...
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Amazon Tells Employees to Delete TikTok App, Citing ‘Security Risks'

Amazon Tells Employees to Delete TikTok App, Citing ‘Security Risks'

4 monthes ago   |   By PC Mag

According to the email from Amazon's IT staff, employees must remove TikTok by today, otherwise their mobile access to the company's email system will be revoked.
(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Amazon is telling employees to remove TikTok from their mobile devices, citing “security risks.” “Due to security risks, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email,” the company's IT staff told employees in an email, according ...
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Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok from phones - CNET

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok from phones - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The online retail giant cited the app's "security risks," without offering specifics.
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Amazon bars video app TikTok on workers' phones, reports say

4 monthes ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Amazon has told employees to delete the video app TikTok from phones on which they use company email, claiming security risks from the China-owned service, according to reports.
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Amazon ‘forces employees to delete TikTok from their phones over fears Chinese-owned app is SPYING'

Amazon ‘forces employees to delete TikTok from their phones over fears Chinese-owned app is SPYING'

4 monthes ago   |   By The Sun

AMAZON has reportedly asked employees to remove video-sharing app TikTok from the phones they use to access their work emails, citing “security risks.”
In an email to employees on Friday, Amazon reportedly said: “Due to security risks, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email.”
Amazon has reportedly told its employees to delete the app TikTok from their mobile devices citing ‘security risks' AP:Associated Press
“If you have TikTok on your device, you must remove it by 10-Jul to retain mobile access to Amazon email,” the company added.
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Amazon ‘forces employees to delete TikTok from their phones over fears Chinese-owned app is SPYING'

Amazon ‘forces employees to delete TikTok from their phones over fears Chinese-owned app is SPYING'

4 monthes ago   |   By The Sun

AMAZON has asked employees to remove the popular social video-sharing app TikTok from their mobile devices they use to access their work email accounts, citing “security risks.”
In an email to employees on Friday, Amazon said the following, “Due to security risks, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email.”
Amazon has reportedly told its employees to delete the app TikTok from their mobile devices citing ‘security risks' AP:Associated Press
“If you have TikTok on your device, you must remove it by 10-Jul to retain mobile access to Amazon email,” the...
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Amazon asks employees to delete TikTok 'due to security risks'

4 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Amazon told employees in an email on Friday to delete Chinese app TikTok from phones due to "security risks".
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Amazon reportedly told employees they have to delete TikTok from their phones due to 'security risks'

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon reportedly told employees Friday that they have to delete TikTok from phones that they use to access their work email.
The decision was made due to "security risks," according to a copy of the email reported by The New York Times.
TikTok has come under scrutiny from US lawmakers for its data collection practices. While the app collects the same type of data that most apps collect, critics point to the fact that TikTok is owned by a Beijing-based company and question whether data could be turned over to the Chinese government.
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