According to an article in Forbes, Charles Henderson, Global Managing Partner and Head of X-Force Red at IBM Security said there are certain things in life that you just don’t borrow.
Henderson runs a team of hackers that clients hire to break into their computer systems in order to expose vulnerabilities.
Since cyber hackers have figured out how to implant charging cables with malware that can remotely hijack devices and computers.
After using the cable to connect an iPod to a Mac computer, MG remotely accessed the cable’s IP address and took control of the Mac.
MG noted that he could later remotely “kill” the implanted malware and wipe out all evidence of its existence.