Tech – for Everyone

Tech Tips and Tricks & Advice – written in plain English.

Awareness is key

Why is it that the truly important news items are buried to page 6? (hint: “consumer confidence”)

Consider this buried item: A $10 USB charger with built-in wireless keylogger means more security headaches

Think that keeping hackers out of your digital fortress is already hard work, or that that BYOD is a security timebomb waiting to blow up in your face? Well, here’s something new for you to worry about – a $10 USB charger that features a built-in wireless keylogger.” Read more..

I mean.. really think about that.

Kinda changes the meaning behind “built in China”, doesn’t it? (But, you should have known that if you noticed the “infected digital picture frames” stories from a few years back.)

Today’s quote:It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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January 14, 2015 Posted by | computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, Cyberwarfare, gadgets, hackers, hardware, Internet, News, privacy, security, tech | 3 Comments