Security experts at cyberspace, warn users not to use public charging stations for their devices, as malware has discovered ways to access and install the devices malware to them. That can do it mobile you slower and shorten her life battery.
The method they use is called "juice jacking" and is characterized as a clear and serious risk.
The most vulnerable are public charging stations on roads, shopping malls, hotels and airports.
“Juice Jacking” is a charging scam through USB, where criminals upload malicious software to public stations or cables used to connect phones.
Within minutes of connecting a phone, malware can attack them Appliances unsuspecting users, which means that their personal data and passwords could be locked or leaked.
“Hackers and rogues have found a way to load maliciously programs at these charging stations so that when you connect your phone they can download malicious software to it, ”said Kelvin Collins of Central Georgia BBB.
Collins said the only way to combat this is to have your own power bank to charge your devices outdoors.
Security experts also advise keeping your phone up-to-date and making sure your devices have a software protection against viruses.