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

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

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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