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Smartphone Charger Scans for Malware

A new smartphone charger created by Kaprica Security called the Skorpion was made to scan your phone while it is charging. It will scan for virus’s and malware, and attempt to remove/fix the problems as your phone is charging. This came after the annual Black Hat security conference where researchers showed its possible to add malware to an iPhone through connecting it to a modified charger. They believe their charger will be better at detecting anything that could potentially be stealing your in formation from your phone. Read more here:

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/519651/a-smartphone-charger-that-sniffs-for-malware/?utm_campaign=socialsync&utm_medium=social-post&utm_source=twitter

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