Or anything found for that matter. And you probably need to be aware of anything offered at an incredibly low price. These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer.
Because you are not smarter than the hackers.
It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
The prototypes (released at Def Con) were hand made from purchased Lightning cables. Not only did they provide a way to access them remotely (via the internet if connected to a PC so connected) but you could also remotely “self-destruct” the cable if it looked like it was going to be found out. (It would still work as a Lightning cable, just not as a “persistent threat.”) And in close-range, you don’t need the internet, just a phone and an app.
There’s a Hak5 talk about how they did a “USB drive” drop – which were actually Hak5 Rubber Duckies – at a security conference. 60 percent (or more) were plugged into a computer. They were dropped at a security conference. Don’t plug stuff into your computer if you just find it.