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Black Hat USA 2013: Mactans
Billy Lau, Yeongjin Jang and Chengyu Song showed how they made an ordinary looking charger into a malicious vector for transmitting malware using an open source BeagleBoard, available for $125 (similar to a Raspberry Pi).
For the demo, the Facebook app was used as an example.
Within seconds of plugging in the charger, the Facebook app was invisibly removed from the device and seamlessly replaced with a Facebook app imitation with a malicious payload.
Apple responded by Wednesday evening saying it will issue a patch in its Fall iOS 7 update.
Read more in Researchers reveal how to hack an iPhone in 60 seconds.