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Data blocker. This one is for a computer, but they also have ones if you want to use a public charging stations.
For example, the charging station in the North Face store on Walnut has a disclosure on their site saying they do gather info and also shares it with the retailer.
Yeah it was a popular pen test technique before phones changed over to requiring user confirmation and authentication to connect over USB. You could plant some USB chargers with a microcontroller inside it and when someone plugs in their phone, bam. You got em. Still could work but requires a bit more social engineering. This is why we have things like the USB Condom
A USB data blocker, aka USB condom. It allows you to charge your phone without data-connecting to the computer. No “do you trust” pop ups, no chance of evil stuff from your pr0n-addicted buddy’s computer, just power for charging.
It’s the size of the plug part of a standard USB cable. Everyone who travels should carry one for security if nothing else.
Here’s an example: USB data blocker. Or just search “usb condom”.
That's why you should use a USB condom
I was thinking this as well. Less classily known as a “USB condom.”
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The Original USB Condom [link]
> en caso de que no sea realmente solo una ”estación de carga” puede ser peligroso para tus datos en el celular
Or use a USB condom. [link]