NZ News: Popular LED name-badges open computers to hackers

A popular Christmas gift from Typo may expose computers to hackers. Hidden software installed on the device means inserting the USB accessory into your computer could leave you vulnerable to attacks, particularly from overseas hackers installing Ransomware.

Ransomware is a type of virus that essentially locks down your files until you pay the hackers a “ransom” to release them.

(original article on Newshub.)

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