Beware: This fake iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

    Date13 Aug 2019
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Have you heard about the new fake iPhone charging cable developed by security researcher Mike Grover which allows attackers to take over Linux, Mac and Windows computers as soon as they are plugged in? Learn more in this interesting PCMag article:

    A new fake iPhone charging cable has been developed that allows attackers to take over Mac and Windows computers as soon as they are plugged in. The malicious cable resembles the original lightning cable that is used to charge iPhones and iPads.

    The fake iPhone cable, developed by security researcher Mike Grover, allows attackers to take over Linux, Mac and Windows computers as soon as they are plugged in to the system and connected to Wi-Fi.

    Once connected, attackers can hijack and take complete control of the system. They can also execute commands remotely, leaving you at their mercy.

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