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Android phones come with pre-installed malware

August 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps pre-installed.

Maddie Stone, who previously worked on the Android Security team and is still with Project Zero, revealed that it is nearly impossible for users to defend themselves against pre-installed malware on their devices.

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