Xbox One

Xbox One

Review date: 10/23/2019

Xbox brings you into the world of Halo, Forza, Gears of War and lots more. There’s the standard Xbox One S and the more expensive and powerful One X. Shoot, jump, play, watch, listen, just remember to unplug after a while. Yes Master Chief!

What could happen if something goes wrong

Be aware that while Xbox doesn't share your data with third parties, some of the games you play on the Xbox made by other companies might be collecting and sharing your data.

Privacy

Can it snoop on me?

Camera

Device: No

App: N/A

Microphone

Device: Yes

App: N/A

Tracks Location

Device: Yes

App: N/A

What is required to sign up?

What data does it collect?

How does it use this data?

How can you control your data?

What is the company’s known track record for protecting users’ data?

Average

Can this product be used offline?

Unknown

User friendly privacy information?

Yes

Links to privacy information

Security

Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?

Yes

Encryption

Yes

Uses encryption in transit and at rest.

Strong password

Yes

Do you have to create a strong password?

Security updates

Yes

Does it get regular software/firmware updates?

Manages vulnerabilities

Yes

Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?

Privacy policy

Yes

Does it have a privacy policy?

Artificial Intelligence

Does the product use AI?

Unknown

Does the AI use your personal data to make decisions about you?

Unknown

Does the company allow users to see how the AI works?

Unknown

Company contact info

Phone Number

No

Email

No

Twitter

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Updates

How to Boost Your Game Console’s Security
Lifehacker
No matter your game console, you need to add a passcode and two-factor authentication. You can do it either through your Web browser or on the console itself. Sorry, but you’re out of excuses of why you haven’t secured your account from people looking to steal your personal information.

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