You might remember our previous report about a possible phishing scam that Essential might have fallen victim a few days ago. Some customers who pre-order the Essential Phone received an email that asked for sensitive information like pictures of an ID and address.
Well, it appears that there was no hacking involved in the privacy issue, but rather a huge mistake from Essential’s part. According to Andy Rubin, the reason some customers received those mails asking for personal data was an email account gone rogue.
It appears that the company made an error …