If you have a habit of using public USB charging stations at the airport, hotel or stadium you might want to reconsider things. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office tweeted a warning earlier this week advising people to stop using public USB charging stations because they could be filled with malware and susceptible to tampering.
Follow these tips to avoid becoming a scam victim:
- Use an AC power outlet, not a USB charging station
- Take AC and car chargers for your devices when traveling
- Consider buying a portable charger for emergencies
Check out some tips to protect yourself in the video below...