Media Mention: FrogTalk – Technology News from Leapfrog

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Juice-Jacking is when people download your data (or upload malware) while you’re charging your phone at a public charging station or using a charger that’s not your own. To prevent it, you need to practice safe charging! And hop on the latest protection tools:

Option 1: Block the data pins
Two products literally wrap your data port in a protective rubber sleeve — USB ...

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Media Mention: WISCO Hotel Group

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Did you know that plugging your mobile device into a random power charging station using a USB cord could jeopardize the data on that device? That means if you rent a car and plug the device in or plug directly into a USB hub at the airport, you could be compromising your identity and personal information on that device. Here are two devices ...

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Media Mention: Krebs on Security

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Juice-jacking as a threat probably first crept into the collective paranoia of gadget geeks in the summer of 2011, after I wrote a story about two researchers at the DefCon hacker convention in Vegas who’d set up a mobile charging station designed to educate the unwary to the fact that many mobile devices (particularly Apple devices) are set up to connect to a computer and immediately sync data…

Since that story, several products ...

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