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Stop charging your phone in public

  Transcript TTWCP-DAILY-51_2017-03-13_Why-Public-USB-Charging-is-Destroying-Computers Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors. Airing date: 03/13/2017 Why Public USB Charging is Destroying Computers Craig Peterson: It’s time for another...

Please stop charging your phone in public ports

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — I know the feeling: Your battery is low, but you have to keep tweeting. You see a USB port or an outlet in public, plug in your device and feel the sweet relief of your phone charging. That comfort could be shattered by an invisible attacker...

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