We are proud to say we have partnered with long time local area consumer protection advocate Herb Weisbaum of KOMO to bring you Technology and Title Tips.
Smartphones and tablets use the same USB port and a single USB cable for charging and sharing data. Plug that smartphone or tablet into a free charging station and unlock it – to check your email or go online – and all your data is vulnerable. It’s called “juice-jacking” and while this is certainly not the one of the major threats we face with our mobile devices, the potential for serious damage is real.
These are just a few of the items potentially at risk if a hacker gains access to your device…
- Usernames and Passwords
- Websites You Visit
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Follow the link below to read more.
- Article on KomoNews.com
Phone Charging Station Risks