Android Malware Worm that mines Cryptocurrency is infecting Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices

An Android virus, specifically a malware worm variant, has been spreading across Android devices and has started appearing on Amazon Fire TVs and Fire TV Sticks. The worm is not specifically targeting Fire TV devices, but they are vulnerable because of their Android-based operating system. A thread on the XDA forums contains multiple Fire TV owners whose streaming media players have been infected by the malware. Here is everything you need to know about the virus, including what it does, how it spreads, how to know if your devices are infected, how to prevent getting it, and how to remove it if your device is infected. Read more ›

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