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Improperly Deployed ADB Exploited By Android Hackers

6 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

A number of Android devices worldwide are apparently shipping with their Android Debug Bridge constantly listening for a network connection on port 5555, and hackers are already catching on and forcing unwitting devices to mine cryptocurrency for them. These devices are accessed via ADB, which means that hackers can run whatever commands they want, and if a root exploit exists for a device, they can use it. This essentially means that all of the devices being accessed with this exploit are in very real danger of being remotely rooted, which comes with its own set of issues, and made to do...
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