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

DomainIDNameUse
MobileT1433Access Call LogAdups transmitted call logs.[1]
MobileT1432Access Contact ListAdups transmitted contact lists.[1]
MobileT1412Capture SMS MessagesAdups transmitted the full contents of text messages.[1]
MobileT1430Location TrackingAdups transmitted location information.[1]
MobileT1474Supply Chain CompromiseAdups was pre-installed on Android devices from some vendors.[1][2]

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