Juice Jacking-what is it?

Despite its rather tasty name, juice jacking is in fact a type of cyber attack that can happen when charging your devices.

Juice jacking happens when a device is plugged into a charging port and either the port is corrupt or the cable is corrupt, enabling data to be stolen and/or malware to be installed.

Prevention of juice jacking

You can prevent juice jacking with these four tips:

1. Use your own battery pack for charging devices in public spaces. 2. Dont charge your phone on some one else’s computer. 3. Avoid using public charging stations. 4. Use a USB data blocker.

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