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How 700 million Chinese Phones with Adups firmware can Spy on You
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How 700 million Chinese Phones with Adups firmware can Spy on You

“[They were] recently made aware of the concerns discovered by Kryptowire and is working with our public and private sector partners to identify appropriate mitigation strategies.” Marsha Catron, a spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security, speaking o the discovery of the Adups Technology Company firmware backdoor Looks like the Chinese Government are spying on the West again, this time by going into your stuff on that ultra-cheap smartphone that you picked up in China. Kryptowire, the security firm discovered code for a backdoor written by Shanghai software developer Adups Technology Company that's inside of 700 million phones, cars and other smart devices. More interestingly, this backdoor can be found in 120,000 phones made by BLU, a bran that makes dual-SIM smartphon...