Angry Birds still leaking user details, data security firm reports

Rovio, the creator of the mobile game hit Angry Birds, has continued its co-operation with an ad platform believed to have been hacked by the British intelligence agency, data security firm FireEye reveals in its blog.

The Guardian reported in January, citing documents provided by Edward Snowden, that the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) can snatch user data through ad platforms, prompting the Finnish game studio to pledge that it would re-consider its co-operation with Millennial Media, an ad platform identified in the report. At the time, Rovio also denied having had any previous knowledge of the alleged links between ad platforms and intelligence agencies.

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