Think before you plug in that e-cigarette that you bummed


Most have taken in the warning repeated in numerous cybersecurity training classes about the dangers of plugging in a flash drive that was found on the street or even lying around a public area of an office. Malware may lurk in more unlikely places that can serve the same function as malicious flash drives. The Guardian and other newspapers have reported on Chinese made e-cigarettes that have malware embedded inside. As smokers know, e-cigarettes can be charged using a USB port.