Is Your Phone’s Battery Stealing Your Pictures And Sending Them Somewhere?


Acorns Under the Oak

TL;DR:  No, of course not, don’t be stupid.

Seriously, don’t be stupid.  Some guy actually posted a video today (well, it went kind of viral today) talking about how he had found this “secret spy hardware” in the battery of his Samsung phone.  Then, he ripped the sticker off to show this “nefarious” electronic gizmo that would supposedly save all of your pictures and videos to your battery.  Then, it would connect to the internet and send all of your privatest of private stuff to your electronic overlords at Samsung, or somewhere.

Sheesh.

Let’s look at this for a second:

  • Save your pictures and videos to your battery.  Really?  I don’t remember my battery having storage available.
  • Send them to your electronic masters. Who?  How?
  • This guy is an idiot.  Yeah, that too.

So what really happened?  This guy just ripped apart his battery and tore out…

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