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Use A ‘USB Condom’ To Protect Your Devices At Public Chargers

Use A ‘USB Condom’ To Protect Your Devices At Public Chargers

Yes, it’s a terrible phrase, but a “USB Condom” is a great little gadget you can buy to prevent an unknown attacker from doing something they shouldn’t when you’re charging your device. In other words, a USB “data blocker,” if you prefer that phrase, will allow you to use public…

There’s A New Phone Scam To Be Wary Of: Public Charging Ports

There’s A New Phone Scam To Be Wary Of: Public Charging Ports

Checkm8 is the latest malware threat to target the once-impenetrable iPhone. The exploit infiltrates iOS devices through a USB connection and poses a significant threat to anyone using public charging stations (like those found in airports.) Worryingly, the researcher who discovered it believes it’s un-patchable. Yikes. Here’s what you need…

Wait To Buy A Galaxy Note 10+ Adaptor For Super-Fast 45W Charging

Wait To Buy A Galaxy Note 10+ Adaptor For Super-Fast 45W Charging

Shopping for a new charger for your phone can be confusing. Typically, you’re good to go with whatever ships with your device, but it probably isn’t an adaptor that can give you the fastest and best charging speeds. Those are often more expensive, and your smartphone’s manufacturer isn’t going to…