Arkansas lawsuit labels Temu shopping app as ‘dangerous malware’


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Arkansas has sued the makers of the e-commerce platform Temu over alleged deceptive trade practices. The state claims the shopping app is “dangerous malware” abusing system permissions to steal user data. The lawsuit also raises security concerns over the platform’s Chinese origin. Temu is malware disguised as shopping app, Arkansas lawsuit claims Launched in the US in 2022, Temu is an online shopping platform owned by PDD Holdings. Originally a Chinese company, PDD Holdings shifted its headquarters to Ireland last year. The firm also runs a separate shopping app called Pinduoduo in China, which security researchers previously labeled as potential...