Never Use Public Charging Stations Without Doing This First

If you have a habit of using public USB charging stations at the airport, hotel or stadium you might want to reconsider things. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office tweeted a warning earlier this week advising people to stop using public USB charging stations because they could be filled with malware and susceptible to tampering.

Follow these tips to avoid becoming a scam victim:

  • Use an AC power outlet, not a USB charging station
  • Take AC and car chargers for your devices when traveling
  • Consider buying a portable charger for emergencies

Check out some tips to protect yourself in the video below...