Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 01, 2013

Malicious iPhone Charges That Install Malware

Just one more thing to worry about if you are an iPhone owner.

Plugging your phone into a charger should be pretty safe to do. It should fill your phone with electricity, not malware. But researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have produced fake chargers they've named Mactans that do more than just charge your phone: they install custom, malicious applications onto iPhones.