August 16, 2019

The future is now:

It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.

It’s annoyingly difficult to make sure that your phone is only loading via USB, without the data access. It’s obvious that this type of attack is suitable for more high-profile targets, as long as the average joe keeps plugging his phone into every public USB hub to charge it.