Mobile is safe if you have USB CONDOM.
|Mobile is safe if you have USB CONDOM.|
Everyone knows how important it is to have a mobile in today's busy life. People consider their life incomplete without mobile. Whenever the mobile battery is down, it seems that life has stopped. Mobile batteries are charged in homes. There is no problem outside as USB ports are provided for mobile charging facilities at airports, stations, hotels, public restrooms, shopping centres and elsewhere. We connect our mobile to it and start charging the battery.
|Every information stored in your mobile can be easily stolen.|
But have you ever thought how safe it is to do so?
The answer is that doing so is not at all safe. Because by doing this, every information stored in your mobile can be easily stolen.
|USB ports are provided for mobile charging facilities|
What is juice jacking?
|'Juice jacking' is a kind of cyber attack|
Innovation related to technology is giving various kinds of facilities to the people. By the way, cyber criminals are getting personal information from people's mobiles.
'Juice jacking' is a kind of cyber attack, in which your mobile is infected through a public USB port and malware is installed on your mobile, which are able to pass your personal information to cyber criminals.
To avoid cyber attacks, alleged USB data blockers have been brought to market, dubbed "USB condoms". This protects you from 'juice jacking'. USB condoms are like small USB adaptors that have input and output ports. This adaptor supplies electricity to the mobile but stops data exchange completely.
|This adaptor supplies electricity to the mobile|
but stops data exchange completely.
Luke Sisak is an assistant in the Los Angeles County prosecutor's office in the United States. Luke Sisak says that "a free battery charging can empty your bank account. If cyber criminal malware installs, they can block your phone and steal sensitive information like passports and home addresses."
According to IBM's Cyber Security report "Malware can hijack computing power, which will make your mobile work slower."
The report also talks about the dangers of theft of sensitive data. Cyber experts also advise people to use 'USB condoms'.
How much is the price?
This device which protects against cyber attack is not much price. This USB CONDOM is available in the market at a very cheap price. 'USB condoms' are available in the US markets for $ 10 and are so small that you can take it anywhere.
It is available online in India for 500 to 1000 rupees.