HummingBad is a family of Android malware that generates fraudulent advertising revenue and has the ability to obtain root access on older, vulnerable versions of Android. [1]

ID: S0322
Version: 1.0
Created: 25 October 2017
Last Modified: 24 October 2022

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Mobile T1404 Exploitation for Privilege Escalation

HummingBad can exploit unfixed vulnerabilities in older Android versions to root victim phones.[1]

Mobile T1643 Generate Traffic from Victim

HummingBad can create fraudulent statistics inside the official Google Play Store.[1]