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The nightmare of rogue USB-C cables and adapters will end soon

The wave of rogue USB-C products that could pose a risk to PCs and mobile devices hasn't gone unnoticed, and the USB Implementers Forum has taken steps to eradicate the issue.

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New USB-C authentication spec protects against malware and shoddy chargers

USB-C will soon have an authentication specification to avoid shoddy cables and chargers, and malicious USB devices.

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Amazon bans shoddy, dangerous USB-C cables

Amazon now forbids USB-C cables that aren't standards compliant and pose a potential risk to your devices and chargers.