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We’ve all had that moment. Your smartphone battery is running low, and you’re desperate for some juice. But just how desperate have you gotten? Desperate enough to plug your phone into an NSA charging station? Because some people are seriously facing that choice right now.
Shmoocon, a hacker conference that started today and runs through the weekend, includes a cutesy display with this exact dilemma.
originally posted by: TheTruthRocks
Gotta love their sense of humor!
But this is a real issue. The PRC government has salted the international market with phone chargers and vape chargers that have built-in data-collection and transmission software.
Plug one of these into your computer and you've been hacked and you won't know it