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Data security doesn’t take a vacation

Written by Nick Dinsmoor

November 22, 2019

Data security doesn’t take a vacation

With the holidays fast approaching, you’re probably going to be spending a fair amount of time sitting in airport terminals. Just don’t be tempted to charge your device through a phone charging station.

According to experts, “Although uncommon, criminals could compromise charging stations with malware and use the cables to infect unsuspecting users. The malware could be used to access data, including passwords and videos, from attached phones.”

One simple workaround is to remember to pack a portable charger in your carry-on luggage. Or be super picky and only plug your devices into old school AC outlets!

ARE YOU TAKING A RISK?

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