Dangerous iPhone Cables

“Just the list for people in a hurry…”

Note: This is not a substitute for the full article.

It's a just the list of things to know about dangerous iPhone cables.

  Fake iPhone (and Android) charging cables exist

  They look and behave identically to genuine cables

  They contain tiny circuits and software added by hackers

  They let hackers remotely access computers the cables are connected to

  They're hand-made now, so there aren't large numbers of them out there

  But hackers are learning how to mass-produce them so they will become more common

  Victims can get the cable several ways (see full article for details)

  The best defense is using a small “data blocker” device

Please read the article for details. If you're confused by anything let us know so we can help.