Day: November 15, 2016

Report: Backdoor access in the Blu R1 HD and other phones sent data to China

Some Blu smartphone owners got a hidden feature they weren’t quite expecting. It turned out software from a Chinese company was transmitting all of their text messages and other data to China every 72 hours. The vulnerability was discovered by a Kryptowire, an American enterprise security firm. [ InfoWorld’s Mobile Security Deep Dive. Download it

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