Τα τηλέφωνα και τα tablet της Samsung φαίνεται να περιέχουν κάποιο spyware που επικοινωνεί τακτικά με servers στην China.
A Publication on reddit mentions a well-known feature called Device Care and it is available on all Samsung phones and tablets.
As Samsung itself confirms, the "Storage" module of Device Care "feeds the 360", but does not provide information on what information it sends to China.
Qihoo 360 is the company Samsung is referring to, and it has reportedly been involved in various piracy scandals. collectionof data.
"The 'Storage' module on your phone has full access to all your personal data (as part of the system) and sends this data to the Chinese government when required."
A closer look at Device Care's "Storage" module reveals that when launched, the feature communicates with several servers in China, although it is not yet known which data it sends.
"Unfortunately I was not able to analyze what exactly was transferred to the servers, as I had to make a man in a middle attack on my phone, which requires root access," said the researcher.
Meanwhile o exclusion of Device Care requires root access. Samsung customers have already started posting on the official requests forum a request to remove the Qihoo 360 software from Device Care.