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+ - Wrap That Rascal With A USB Condom, Practice Safe Charging-> 1

Submitted by MojoKid
MojoKid (1002251) writes "Yep, a USB condom. That term is mostly a dose of marketing brilliance, which is to say that grabs your attention while also serving as an apt description of the product. A little company called int3.cc has developed a product—a USB condom—that blocks the data pins in your USB device while leaving the power pins free. Thus, any time you need to plug a device such as a smartphones into a USB port to charge it—let’s say at a public charging kiosk or a coworker’s computer--you don’t have to worry about compromising any data or contracting some nasty malware. It’s one of those simple solutions that seems so obvious once someone came up with it."
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Wrap That Rascal With A USB Condom, Practice Safe Charging

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