Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say

by Larry Emmott on November 21, 2016

in Security

This is disturbing; from NYT:

Security contractors recently discovered preinstalled software in some Android phones that monitors where users go, whom they talk to and what they write in text messages. The American authorities say it is not clear whether this represents secretive data mining for advertising purposes or a Chinese government effort to collect intelligence.

Source: Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say – The New York Times

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