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Here's why you shouldn't customise your Android phone

11 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Android smartphones can fall vulnerable to a wide number of security threats due to customisations in the core operating system files made by handset manufacturers, a new study has warned. The research by security firm F-Secure reviewed several flagship smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S9, Huawei Mate 9 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 9, and found that the presence of pre-loaded applications in the custom Android skin and tweaked region-specific settings on devices can impact users differently, based on their geo-location. However these tweaks can create gaps or flaws in the installed software...
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