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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
Associated Names
Version 1.1
Created 25 October 2017
Last Modified 11 December 2018
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Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
mobile T1433 Access Call Log Adups transmitted call logs.1
mobile T1432 Access Contact List Adups transmitted contact lists.1
mobile T1412 Capture SMS Messages Adups transmitted the full contents of text messages.1
mobile T1430 Location Tracking Adups transmitted location information.1
mobile T1474 Supply Chain Compromise Adups was pre-installed on Android devices from some vendors.12


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