A staggering number of UC Browsers and mini Android apps of the same name may have been vulnerable to Man-in-the-middle or MiTM attacks. This happened when they downloaded an APK, Android Package Kit from an unauthorized or third-party server over insecure channels. Hackers can use MiTM to spy on the devices and change or intercept any communications. This was recently announced by researchers who are working on suspicious activities over the app.
Developed by an Alibaba owned company, UCWeb, the UC Browser was launched in 2014. It quickly became the fourth most widely used browser used in mobile phones according to