Warning as O.MG iPhone charging cable records and LEAKS everything you type – from passwords to bank account information

THE O.MG iPhone charging cable may be recording and leaking what you’re typing, ranging from passwords to bank account details, users have been warned.

The Lightning to USB-C cable used by hackers is made to mimic an Apple cord from the outside.

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The Lightning to USB-C cable used by hackers is made to mimic an Apple cord from the outsideCredit: Twitter
But it can actually deliver payloads and detect keystrokes

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But it can actually deliver payloads and detect keystrokesCredit: Apple

But it can actually deliver payloads and detect keystrokes so bad actors can access usernames, passwords from miles away.

It has a geofencing feature that enables the user to trigger or block malicious payloads by location, or even self-destruct, Vice reported.

It has an accessible interface, one-click payloads, remote Wifi access, and a Keylogger Edition cable that can store up to 650,000 keystrokes.

It can also access input from detachable keyboards.

The cable works by creating a WiFi hotspot the hacker can connect to via their own device. They then use an interface in a web browser to record keystrokes.

“There were people who said that Type C cables were safe from this type of implant because there isn’t enough space. So, clearly, I had to prove that wrong,” said the cord’s creator, a security researcher called “MG.”

The new O.MG Lightning to USB-C Cable, Keylogger Edition cable, and Malicious Cable Detector analyses cable behavior and blocks data while charging.

Vice reporter Joseph Cox tweeted: “Tried out the newer OMG Cables, one being a Lightning to USB-C cable that looks identical to the real Apple one.

“But it silently sends everything you’re typing on your keyboard to an attacker’s device potentially a mile away.”

The Sun reached out to Apple for comment on Tuesday but did not receive a response at the time of publication.

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