E-cigarettes can steal your data

20-Jun-2017

'Researchers have found more controversy with electronic cigarettes - but this time, it doesn't affect your health.

The vaping devices can be modified in a fashion that allows hackers to attack computers when it is plugged into the USB port.

By adding a hardware chip with a pre-written script, cyberthieves can meddle with traffic or trick the computer into thinking it is a keyboard to carry out commands.'

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