Carnegie Mellon University

Hamerschlag Hall

November 19, 2019

Sekar warns about "juice jacking"

As a busy holiday travel season approaches, law enforcement agencies are warning about “juice jacking,” the latest way criminals can hack your accounts. Juice jacking occurs when unsuspecting users plug their devices into USB ports or use USB cables that contain malware. Vyas Sekar told The New York Times that “there is a risk” in charging your devices at public charging stations. Read the article here.