USBCondom protects your devices from nasty ports

Charging your phone through an unfamiliar USB port can lead to some nasty surprises on your device, but a new attachment called the USBCondom should be able to keep it safe. Made by int3.cc, the protective layer fits on top of a USB plug and cuts off access to the pins that allow it to transmit and receive data. Only the pins that allow the plug to receive power are left open, so that a device can charge without any possibility of malware being passed between the device and its power source.

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