Preinstalled viruses belong to the Triada family, that is, they place ads on a smartphone and are responsible for sending spam.
Google experts found viruses on Android smartphones on which hackers had installed before selling gadgets.
As programmers explained in their blog, pre-installed viruses belong to the Triada family, that is, they place ads on a smartphone and are responsible for sending spam.
According to Google experts, such Android Trojans can actually be installed in factories, since many manufacturers have to turn to third-party software vendors. In addition, hackers can install viruses after the sale of gadgets – along with updates. Note that the Trojan’s task is to withdraw ordinary money and cryptocurrency from the accounts of users.
It does not report exactly which manufacturers were attacked by the Triada virus.