Tr0mBoNe: [imageshack.com image 700x400]Cut D+ and D-.
Mad_Radhu: How vulnerable are non-iPhones? Don't Android devices need to be in debug mode to side load anything? And Windows Phones don't allow you to side load jack when it comes to software - the only thing you can touch are some media and document folders.
Tobin_Lam: Juice-jacking as a threat probably first crept into the collective paranoia of gadget geeks in the summer of 2011, after I wrote a story about two researchers at the DefCon hacker convention in Vegas who'd set up a mobile charging station designed to educate the unwary to the fact that many mobile devices (particularly Apple devices) are set up to connect to a computer and immediately sync data.The jackass Krebs defending not mentioning iOS 7 blocking data automatically is pretty hilarious.
moel: Ummm my iPhone asks me if i want to trust this device, if i plug it into a computer to charge it, surely the same would apply if someone was slurping from a public charging port....As far as i'm aware until you press trust, it doesn't transmit any data...and if you press don't trust it just reverts to normal charging mode.
maxheck: Tobin_Lam:Tr0mBoNe: [imageshack.com image 700x400]Cut D+ and D-.Apple devices and Windows phones won't charge without those cables. The devices in the article get around that.See my above post. I can't speak for Apple, their cable seems to be complex mostly because they throw in things like analog audio and stuff to interface with multimedia systems (which takes the load off of accessory developers, and allows third parties to build speaker docks for $5,) but so far as charging have charging cables that plug into USB, and for that purpose all they need is +5v and ground.I'm going with Tr0mBoNe on this one, except to add you can find functional charging cables for just about any phone that don't even include *the wires* for D+ and D- cheap just about anywhere.
maxheck: Citation on that?
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