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Kryptowire discovered mobile phone firmware that transmitted Personally Identifiable Information without user consent – Press release

These devices were available through major US-based Online retailers (Amazon, BestBuy, for example) & included popular smartphones such as the BLU R1 HD. The core of the monitoring activities took place using a commercial Firmware Over The Air update software system that was shipped with the Android devices we tested & were managed by a company named Shanghai Adups Technology Co. Ltd.