The U.S. Government Funded Smartphones Comes Pre-installed With Unremovable Malware


UMX mobile

Security researchers from Malwarebytes found pre-installed malware on UMX U683CL handsets. The phones are made under the Lifeline program to low-income consumers for Affordable Communications.

Multiple users reported to Malwarebytes that HiddenAds suddenly get installed on their UMX mobile phone, so the company purchased a UMX U683CL for further analysis.

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