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'DeathRing' Malware Found Pre-Installed On Smartphones
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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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12/12/2014 | 8:49:32 PM
Re: Pre-loaded malware is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
Yeah, but if products from Walmart, Sony, Samsung, and Asus are carrying this stuff in the US, it could be a big disaster waiting to happen.
CMILTON4529
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12/10/2014 | 7:51:43 AM
Pre-loaded malware ; can it jump the gap and make it to the US
The big question is, can this systemic malware jump to the US for the many uncovered versions of Android ?
ODA155
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12/8/2014 | 12:06:51 PM
Re: Pre-loaded malware is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
From everything I've read unless you live in Africa or some Asian contry and you're using a cheap or "knock-off" of a more popular phone you have nothing to worry about.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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12/7/2014 | 9:47:18 PM
Pre-loaded malware is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
I'd love to be the attorney on that deceptive trade practices class action!


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