Security firm finds preinstalled malware on Xiaomi Mi 4 smartphone | VentureBeat | Security | by Ruth Reader
Bluebox security has discovered preinstalled malware on a Mi 4 device that Xiaomi says it doesn’t load onto any of its devices.
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