“It’s not just malware or charging cords; now, public charging stations can be booby-trapped too!”
– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security
The L.A. County District Attorney’s office put out a scary warning the week of 11/15/19: That USB charger provided at airports, hotels, or other public locations could be loaded with malware that will hack your charging phone or tablet, reports ZDNet. Yes, they are everywhere; bad guys want your information and are continually developing new ways to it. If you travel often or rarely, this short 1 minute read by Sean Captain for Fast Company is worth your time to help keep your data and other information safe on your mobile phone.