Month: May 2007

U.S. Government Subsidized ‘Lifeline’ Android Phones Riddled With Pervasive Malware

A government program designed to help low income individuals own a smartphone might be dealing participants more than they bargained for. Or more specifically, security researchers warn that the government-subsidized smartphone provided by Virgin Mobile’s Lifeline Assurance Wireless program contains multiple instances of malware. At the heart of the controversy […]