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Securing Your Data: Navigating Cyberattacks and Public Charging Risks

   In this episode the TWR Team delves into the serious repercussions of the February cyberattack on UnitedHealth's subsidiary, Change Healthcare. An alarming amount of personal and health data from a significant portion of Americans was compromised. UnitedHealth has disclosed paying a ransom to protect this sensitive data, although the exact amount remains undisclosed. The episode also features a discussion on "juice-jacking," a decade-old security threat involving public phone charging stations that hackers exploit to install malware or steal data. We discuss some essential tips on how to avoid malware, emphasizing the use of power outlets over USB ports, and the benefits of wireless charging and charge-only cables to ensure security while traveling.