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Chinese manufactured Android Smartphone has pre-installed Spyware

Chinese manufactured Android Smartphone has pre-installed Spyware

Posted by Msizi in cyber espionage

China manufactured Android Smartphone has pre-installed SpywareThe U.S cannot be blamed for banning its several major government departments, including NASA, Justice and Commerce Departments, from purchasing Chinese products and computer technology due to suspected backdoors and they are not wrong in doing so.

There is a popular Chinese Android Smartphone that is said to come pre-installed with a Trojan that may allow the manufacturer to spy on users comprising their personal data and conversations without any restrictions and users knowledge.

Is it really Google play or a spying app?
According to researchers at German security firm G Data the Star N9500 smartphone, a popular and cheap handset device in China, comes pre-installed with Uupay.D Trojan horse, which is disguised as a version of the Google Play Store.

The trojan camouflages as Google Play Store allowing the Chinese Company to secretly install malicious apps, which creates the whole spectrum of abuse.

Unlimited stealing
The Spyware which runs in the background has the capability to steal personal information, copy users

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