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.
According to a New York Times report it wasn’t clear if the information went beyond the recipient of Shanghai Adups Technology Company, but it impacted Blu R1 HD and other phones.
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