Security will bundled malware Xiaomi Mi 4




Bluebox, a company that offers security software for mobile phones, found that malware is included on Xiaomi Mi 4. The manufacturer responded by stating that the malicious software probably have modified.

The security company bought a Xiaomi Mi 4 in China through an unofficial retailer and examined the device. It showed that there include a trojan included. In the application list was also software that injects ads into other apps. It is striking that the adware, named Yt service occurs when a Google app with the package name

Bluebox also discovered that there is a secret partition on the smartphone is how some are modified apps. Among others, the benchmark application CPU-Z was found, but it was not digitally signed by the original creator. The Android operating system that runs on the smartphone seems to have changed: default root access was provided and there is uncertainty as to which Android build goes.

Xiaomi responded to the findings by saying that the software is likely to be modified after the smartphone left the factory. It is possible that the conscious Xiaomi Mi 4 sold by malicious malware have put on the machine before reselling it.

Importing Chinese smartphones is something that has gained popularity in recent times. Xiaomi is one of the most famous Chinese manufacturers. That makes consumers vulnerable to sellers with bad intentions. Incidentally, it is known that Chinese vendors sometimes provide fake versions of smartphones


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