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The mobile botnet is focused on compromising Android devices

A new botnet is making the rounds by abusing Android Debug Bridge (ADB) and SSH to enslave new Android devices to its network.
The botnet malware, as observed by Trend Micro, has spread to 21 countries and is currently most prevalent in South Korea.

While many Android devices have the ADB developer function and command-line tool disabled by default, as it is used to debug apps and this is not a feature an average Android user requires, some devices do ship with this feature enabled and this may open up smartphones and tablets to exploit.
 
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