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Google scolded for depriving the poor of privacy as Chinese malware bundled on phones for hard-up Americans

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> Malwarebytes said that Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile, supported by the US government's Lifeline Assistance program, distributes the... phone with two pre-installed apps that appear to be malicious.

So why go after Google? Surely Virgin, Unimax (who?) and the US gov are more responsible for these phones since they actually make and distribute them.

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