Regarding the media coverage of “Armed Forces MDM APP Identified as Malware”, the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology has stated today (20th) that the Mobile Device Management is not a malware, and has provided relevant explanations as follows:
1. The Mobile Device Management of this institute can be downloaded through Internet and then installed on mobile devices. The app may have been identified as a suspicious APP and not a malware through the big data analysis of Google due to the fact that it was downloaded and installed in a significant amount.
2. The institute has notified the Ministry of National Defense that the Mobile Device Management is functioning normally and is not a harmful APP that requires to be removed since it is working properly. Furthermore, the institute has immediately updated the APP and the initial testing has come back normal; the APP will be subsequently distributed to each service through the Ministry of National Defense.
3. The institute has proposed a MDM non-malware statement against “Google Play App Verification Tool Error; the App has been blocked and warning has been sent out”.