US government-funded phones come with pre-installed malware

Researchers at Malwarebytes have uncovered malware pre-installed on phones offered under the US government-funded Lifeline Assistance program. Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile offers the UMX U686CL phone as their most budget-friendly option at only $35 under the scheme. However, users are getting more than they bargained for.

Link: US government-funded phones come with pre-installed malware
via betanews.com

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