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Adups

Adups is software that was pre-installed onto Android devices, including those made by BLU Products. The software was reportedly designed to help a Chinese phone manufacturer monitor user behavior, transferring sensitive data to a Chinese server. [1] [2]

ID: S0309
Type: MALWARE
Platforms: Android
Version: 1.1

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Mobile T1433 Access Call Log Adups transmitted call logs. [1]
Mobile T1432 Access Contact List Adups transmitted contact lists. [1]
Mobile T1412 Capture SMS Messages Adups transmitted the full contents of text messages. [1]
Mobile T1430 Location Tracking Adups transmitted location information. [1]
Mobile T1474 Supply Chain Compromise Adups was pre-installed on Android devices from some vendors. [1] [2]

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