Banking Trojan Found in Over 40 Models of Low-Cost Android Smartphones

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  1. Convel

    Convel Notebook Evangelist

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    I'd say their sub-brand, Honor, is the value oriented division. Huawei is a premium brand like any other, from what I've seen. Oppo is more premium than most too.
     
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    This "just in". Most android phone makers admit to FAKING security updates. Samsung have been found to "install" 12 updates for security on their J models and the updates were simply not there even though stated they were. Various makers are also guilty of doing this.....Glad I use an apple where security is a little more serious. At the expense of customizability of course, which I am fine with.

    https://www.androidcentral.com/numerous-android-oems-discovered-be-lying-about-security-patches
     
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    I think the only android phones NOT to lie about security installs were googles lineup and essential. The rest had some sort of Fake security updates "installed".
     
  4. Starlight5

    Starlight5 So what if I'm crazy? The best people are.

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    FWIW LineageOS and other custom ROMs based on it do get security updates in a timely fashion, too. (=
     
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    I don't root, and load custom roms. Not fooling with that. If it does not work off the shelf, I am not messing with it.
     
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