Nonprofit Urges FTC to Block Sales of Alleged Malware-Infected Android TV Boxes

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Nonprofit Urges FTC to Block Sales of Alleged Malware-Infected Android TV Boxes

Post by Admin » Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:07 pm

When first powered on and connected to the internet, the boxes will immediately begin communicating with botnet command and control servers. Then, the devices connect to a “vast click-fraud network.”

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Electronic Frontier Foundation is urging resellers to stop selling Android TV set-top boxes that allegedly come pre-infected with malware. The organization calls out two China-based manufacturers, AllWinner and RockChip, which provides malware-infected Android TV box models that adds the box to a botnet for initiating coordinated attacks.

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