Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock
Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock
Sharing economy

Police warn shared power banks could transmit malware, but the industry continues to thrive in China

  • Power banks of unknown origin could potentially send Trojan horses and other malware to smartphones, police warn
  • Shared power bank users could reach 229 million in 2020 as the industry continues to boom and attract investment in China

Topic |   Sharing economy
Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock
Shared power banks have found success in China with start-ups such as Energy Monster attracting hundreds of millions of yuan in investment last year. Photo: Shutterstock
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