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Secure wireless chargers

February 10, 2017

New chip would thwart the counterfeiting that plagues the market for wired device chargers.

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In an effort to get ahead of the problem of counterfeit wireless chargers, MIT researchers have built a chip that blocks attempts to wirelessly charge a device's battery unless the charger first provides cryptographic authentication.

Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT
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