Popular Dragon Touch Tablet for Kids Infected with Corejava Malware

From hackread.com

The Dragon Touch KidzPad Y88X 10 tablet on Amazon, analyzed by EFF researchers, also comes with preinstalled riskware and an outdated parental control app called KIDOZ.

Retailers like Amazon have played a significant role in popularizing low-cost Android devices for children. However, based on research conducted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) on such devices, there is a possibility that they may contain malware.

EFF’s researchers examined the Dragon Touch KidzPad Y88X 10 tablet from Amazon and discovered not only malware but also preinstalled riskware, along with an outdated parental control app called KIDOZ. Following the EFF’s investigations, Amazon removed the product from the platform. However, other Y88X models are still being sold on the site.

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