Malware that cannot be uninstalled by the end user is being pre-loaded onto some cheap Android smartphones. The malware is pre-loaded into the system directory of the handsets at an unknown point within the supply chain.
A group purporting to be the Guardians of Peace or #GOP sent a new warning to Sony Pictures Thursday, causing an ominous message to flash across employee computer screens, an individual familiar with the situation tells TheWrap.
Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to carry out, security researchers said.
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