Amazon finally suspends sales of $60 Blu Android phones after discovering they STILL secretly send user data to China eight months after the firm first claimed spyware was a mistake



Ultra-cheap Chinese-made Android phones which sell for as little as $60 have been banned from Amazon after they were found to be sending data about users to a Chinese server.
The handsets, branded Blu, were pulled by Amazon due to a 'potential security issue.'
Last week, security firm Kryptowire discovered the software that comes pre-installed on the devices has been automatically sending user data to China without alerting users.
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THE SNEAKY SOFTWARE  The feature was discovered by Virginia-based security firm Kryptowire.
The software forces the affected phones to send... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 51
Source: Daily Mail
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