Source: The Register
by John Leyden
In this article “Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE has confirmed the presence of a backdoor in one of its Android smartphones.
ZTE’s Score M ships with an application featuring a hardcoded password that gives the user, or software running on the device, administrator-level access. Running the program with the password spawns a root shell prompt on the Linux-powered mobes, allowing the phone to be completely taken over.
/system/bin/sync_agentfile, is readily available online.”