Why? Are strange Lightning cables bad for your iPhone’s health? Michael Grothaus:
However, the O.MG Cable also contains a built-in wireless hotspot. This allows attackers to remotely run commands on the Mac or Windows PC the cable is plugged into, which allows them to do, well, pretty much whatever they want—including reading or even deleting your data.
So much for cheap knock off cables, huh?
It’s being mass-produced in factories so anyone can buy and use them to target your data.