The Hide and Seek botnet has been updated to deliver new command injection exploits in a device’s web interface.
The variants exploit the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) over Wi-Fi feature in Android devices, a features that is normally used for trouble shooting, according to a Sept. 26 Bitdefender blog post.
Despite the feature usually being disabled by default, some Android devices were shipped with the feature enabled allowing remote connections via the ADB interface that’s accessible using the TCP port 5555.
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