Friday, January 10, 2020

Free Phones For The Poor Come With Permanent Chinese Malware

Haven't the poor been through enough already with this kind of crap?

It all sounds ideal for those who don’t have the money to splash on fancy Apple or Google phones. But according to security researchers, there’s a catch: the Android phones come with preinstalled Chinese malware, which effectively opens up a backdoor onto the device and endangers their private data. One of the malware types is impossible to remove, according to the researchers.