These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

Posted August 15, 2019

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

Source: Vice By: Joseph Cox 10August2019

* It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
* “It looks like a legitimate cable and works just like one. Not even your computer will notice a difference. Until I, as an attacker, wirelessly take control of the cable,” the security researcher known as MG who made these cables told Motherboard after he showed me how it works at the annual Def Con hacking conference.