Android devices ensnared in DDoS botnet

Netlab, the networking security division of Chinese security firm Qihoo 360, said it discovered this week a new fledgling malware operation that is currently infecting Android devices for the purpose of assembling a DDoS botnet. Named Matryosh, the botnet is going after Android devices where vendors have left a diagnostics and debugging interface known as Android Debug Bridge enabled and exposed on the internet.

Link: Android devices ensnared in DDoS botnet

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