Your Nook Tablet May Contain Spyware


Barnes and Noble’s latest Nook device may contain spyware. The Nook Tablet 7 appears to have shipped with ADUPS installed. ADUPS being software capable of collecting and transmitting data back to base. Which, in this case, means China. Linux Journal claims to have found ADUPS installed on the Nook Tablet 7, which Barnes and Noble launched in November. The Nook Tablet 7 is a tempting prospect, offering an Android tablet and eReader in one $ 50 device. Unfortunately, it also offers spyware in the form of ADUPS, which was recently found residing in BLU smartphones. ADUPS is capable of collecting all…

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