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Experts are claiming that there are many Android tablets in the online stores that are marked at cheap price is coming with Trojan and Malwares. These scripts seemed to be per-installed from the factory where most of them originating from unknown destination. The producers are marketing these devices mostly targeting the US customers.
As per the Security researchers many of these Tablets are added with Trojan called Cloudsota other than this they used to install adware, malware and they have facility to uninstall your anti-virus app from your Android Tablet. Most of these scripts are placed in the root file and they can’t be detected or removed by ordinary people.
According to the research experts devices that are fitted with Allwinner chips, SoftWinners, Advance, Rockchip, Joinet, and SW are seems to be affected by these kinds of activities.
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They can download malware by itself, it may not allow you to connect to Wi-Fi . It will show adverts and can make all your apps to crash, freeze or to make them unusable. Some time its display screen too can freeze. Some time you may not be able to repair it.
How to identify such malware installed devices?
It will constantly can show pop-ups with advertisements, changing your original homepage and apps used to be crashing. Rebooting the Tablet won’t change anything or will not remove the trouble giving Cloudsota Trojan.
“While most people have no idea about Cloudsota’s potential risks, it is a ticking time bomb threatening your privacy and property,” added the researchers, pointing out that the Trojan has in fact existed for some time.
So go for Tablets coming from good brands that are priced reasonably and not the ones that are priced cheap.
Source: Ayuoob University TechMedia.