Bought a new Android phone? What if I say your brand new smartphone can be hacked remotely?
Nearly all Android phones come with useless applications pre-installed by manufacturers or carriers, usually called bloatware, and there’s nothing you can do if any of them has a backdoor built-in—even if you’re careful about avoiding sketchy apps.
That’s exactly what security researchers from mobile security firm Kryptowire demonstrated at the DEF CON security conference on Friday.
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