Police warn shared power banks could transmit malware, but the industry continues to thrive in China

//Police warn shared power banks could transmit malware, but the industry continues to thrive in China

Police warn shared power banks could transmit malware, but the industry continues to thrive in China

One of the unique successes in China’s sharing economy has been power bank rentals, but police in China have recently warned that the mobile battery packs keeping users’ smartphones charged up could also spread malware.The online security department of the Ministry of Public Security warned on its official WeChat account on Sunday that power banks could potentially be used to transmit Trojan horses and other types of malware, especially power banks of unknown origin. Once a smartphone is…

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By | 2020-12-07T12:01:13+00:00 December 7th, 2020|Technology|Comments Off on Police warn shared power banks could transmit malware, but the industry continues to thrive in China