Careful where you charge your phone

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Alan
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Careful where you charge your phone

Postby Alan » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:49 pm

I found this article to be very interesting, and somewhat scary:

https://nyti.ms/2NXR8LK


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Re: Careful where you charge your phone

Postby captcosmic » Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:47 am

If you use the "wall wart" directly into an AC outlet, they cant hack you that way. Data will not transfer through the transformer/rectifier of the wall wart. Only way to hack you is if you plug the USB cable directly into another USB outlet.
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Re: Careful where you charge your phone

Postby glegrand » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:06 am

Thanks for the info :wink: .
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Re: Careful where you charge your phone

Postby 6672Kevin » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:45 am

Wow that a scary thing! I did not know at all! I'm gonna be very careful now

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