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In my city recently smart benches were added to some parks. They have WiFi, heating, cooling, wireless charging and USB ports.

They're really cool and stylish, but when I plug my phone in to charge it they ask for the ADB key, which makes me think it is executing some malicious code.

Is there a way to see what are the benches doing to your phone over ADB without actually running the commands?

I have access to a Windows 7 laptop and an Android 5.1.1 device.

  • Asking for ADB almost guarantees trouble. The common form here in China is installing a few apps which then shows ads and such. Get a dummy device (or back up and flash a ROM) to test it out. – Andy Yan Sep 24 '16 at 12:10
  • @AndyYan But how would I know what did it do? For example if it steals files from my phone, how would I see the ADB log saying what it exactly did using ADB? – Ciprum Sep 24 '16 at 13:38
  • That's something I'd like to know too - upvoted for awareness. – Andy Yan Sep 24 '16 at 14:12

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