Original title: Gionee had secretly implanted Trojans into cell phones for profit, but Meizu? Meizu official also denies
[TechWeb]On December 6, a criminal court ruling revealed that Gionee had secretly implanted a Trojan horse on a cell phone to earn nearly 30 million yuan in fees, and that he accidentally hit Meizu?
Meizu was quick to deny that it had taken part in related illegal incidents.
According to media reports, according to the China Judgment Documents website, the website issued a criminal judgment on Nov. 30 against Shenzhen Zhipu Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Gionee.
According to the court’s investigation, Zhu, the legal representative of Beijing Baice Company, was in charge of the company’s operations in March 2018 and carried out the “pull and live” activities. In July and August 2018, Mr. Zhu and Defendant Xu Li, the person in charge of Zhipu Technology, together to cooperate in the “pull” business by using the SDK with “pull” function to operate the user’s mobile phone. The two parties formally signed a “Living Live” agreement on December 1, 2018.
The two sides agreed to integrate the “Living Trojan Horse” program developed by Beijing Baice Company into Gionee Mobile’s Story Lock Screen APP. The mobile phone equipped with the SDK of the ‘pull live’ function automatically updates the version without the user’s knowledge, receives the ‘pull live’ command from the grid system and performs the pull live on the specified APP when the configuration conditions are met, to achieve The effect of advertising living, earning cost of living.
From December 2018 to October 2019, the two sides “pulled” (successfully executed) 2.884 billion times. As of April 2019, more than 21.75 million devices per month have been covered, including 26.518 million Gionee mobile phones in October 2019.
In addition, according to the court’s investigation, Beijing Baice Company has not only cooperated with Zhipu Technology, but also cooperated with Zhuhai Xiaoyuan Technology Co., Ltd. and Zhuhai Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. to perform “pull” activities. However, the rulings of related cases have not been found on the Judgment Documents website or have not yet been published.
Meizu denied media reports that Beijing Baice Company had cooperated with Zhuhai Meizu Technology Co., Ltd. to carry out the “migratory” activities.
On the evening of December 5, the Weibo account @Flyme, which was certified as “MEIZUFlyme Official Weibo”, released a statement: Meizu insisted on legal operations and did not participate in related illegal incidents. In the future, we will continue to deepen mobile phone security to ensure mobile phone information security.