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S0309 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

Item Value
ID S0309
Version 1.0
Created 25 October 2017
Last Modified 24 October 2022
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Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
mobile T1430 Location Tracking Adups transmitted location information.1
mobile T1636 Protected User Data -
mobile T1636.002 Call Log Adups transmitted call logs.1
mobile T1636.003 Contact List Adups transmitted contact lists.1
mobile T1636.004 SMS Messages Adups transmitted the full contents of text messages.1
mobile T1474 Supply Chain Compromise -
mobile T1474.003 Compromise Software Supply Chain Adups was pre-installed on Android devices from some vendors.12