According to a new and surprising report by the security firm G Data, 26 top Android smartphone models come with pre-installed spyware. These smartphone makers include reputed names like Lenovo, Xiaomi and Huawei.
Buying a new Android smartphone doesn’t guarantee you a phone free of malicious spyware. On your phone, you see what is shown to you i.e. some useful apps and loads of. But you don’t know exactly what data and information your phone maker plans to disclose to the third parties. It’s an area of great concern as every day more than 2.5 billion people use their smartphones to connect to their friends and family.