CRITICAL: Accessible ADB Report



This report identifies hosts that have the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) running, bound to a network port (5555/tcp) and accessible on the Internet.

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Make sure to block external access to ADB as it is often abused by malware and other threat actors. If you receive a report from us, check for signs of compromise!

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Severity levels are described here.

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Filename: scan_adb


  • timestamp
    Time that the IP was probed in UTC+0
  • severity
    Severity level
  • ip
    The IP address of the device in question
  • protocol
    Protocol that the ADB response came on (always TCP)
  • port
    Port that the ADB response came from (5555/TCP)
  • hostname
    Reverse DNS name of the device in question
  • tag
    This will always be adb
  • asn
    ASN of where the device in question resides
  • geo
    Country where the device in question resides
  • region
    State / Province / Administrative region where the device in question resides
  • city
    City in which the device in question resides
  • naics
    North American Industry Classification System Code
  • hostname_source
    Hostname source
  • name
    The device's internal codename as defined by the vendor (usually)
  • model
    Marketing name for the device
  • device
    Also the device's codename, may be the same as the 'name' field
  • features
    Specific bits of the code that the device is advertising
  • device_vendor
    Device vendor
  • device_type
    Device type
  • device_model
    Device model
  • device_version
    Device version
  • device_sector


"2010-02-10 00:00:00",critical,,tcp,5555,,adb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,ptr,heroqlteuc,SAMSUNG-SM-G930A,heroqlteatt,"cmd,stat_v2,shell_v2",,,,,,"Retail Trade"
"2010-02-10 00:00:01",critical,,tcp,5555,,adb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,,starltexx,SM-G960F,starlte,"cmd,stat_v2,shell_v2",,,,,,
"2010-02-10 00:00:02",critical,,tcp,5555,,adb,64512,ZZ,Region,City,0,ptr,heroqlteuc,SAMSUNG-SM-G930A,heroqlteatt,"cmd,stat_v2,shell_v2",,,,,,"Retail Trade"

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