New malware infects Android TVs, IoT devices in 84 nations

A new malware has infected roughly 13,500 Internet of Things (IoT) devices like Android TVs in 84 countries, chiefly in Asia, and that number continues to grow, US-based cybersecurity firm Barracuda Network said on Thursday. Busy building a botnet for a big scale attack, a new variant of the InterPlanetary Storm malware is targeting IoT devices such as TVs that run on Android operating systems and Linux-based machines, such as routers with ill-configured SSH (secure shell) service.

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