Things just get weirder and weirder – and more and more dangerous for anyone using a USB port to charge ANYTHING! This just in . . . now there is a new virus that attacks your computer when you attempt to charge your e-cigarette with the USB port. Will the Juice-Jack Defender® block e-cigarette malware when charging by USB? SURE! But, we never thought our product would be used for that!
Kids, more reason to never smoke – and, of course, to always use your Juice-Jack Defender® when charging any device with a USB port!
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E-Cigarettes From China Spreading Malware Through USB Charger
By: Anthony Cuthbertson
Smoking will not only damage your health but also your computer as e-cigarettes manufactured in China are reportedly being used to spread malicious software through the USB connection used to charge the device.
A recent post to social news site Reddit detailed how the computer of an executive at a “large corporation” had been infected with malware from an undetermined source. Further investigation apparently revealed that it had stemmed from a $5 (£3.20) e-cigarette bought from the onlineauction site eBay.
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