Stories like this one from @arstechnica are not unusual:
That's why Purism takes the digital supply chain so seriously. Read about our efforts to protect the digital supply chain here:
@purism Can't imagine how many backdoors are out there that we just don't know about. Another reason I'm looking forward to getting my hands on the Librem phone and making it my daily driver.
@purism It will be much helpful if purism start building affordable and cheap librem 5 phones for emerging markets. I don't think I will buy a phone that cost same as my laptop. 🙏 🙏
@purism the game of Google Play Store's FREE APPS.
@purism fresh install of a latest OS having no vulnerable port open can help but using Google Play Store's FREE APPs and giving all the unnecessary permissions to those APPs can get us the same issue whether we have any secure phone.