Beware of ads that use inaudible sound to link devices

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  1. stapp

    stapp Global Moderator

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    http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...le-sound-to-link-your-phone-tv-tablet-and-pc/

    Subject first mentioned here

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/thre...-jumps-air-gaps-using-inaudible-sound.356755/
     
  2. emmjay

    emmjay Registered Member

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    This is insidious . There was no reference to IOT in the article, but it seems obvious that it will also be deployed there. Hopefully some enterprising individual will come up with something like an admuter for us to run on our 'smart' TVs. if the authorities fail to stop this intrusion. Or, dare I say it, malware to interfere with the code in the firmware. What a turnaround that would be - malware the good guys install !!!
     
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    I'm sick of this. It's barely still 1983 anymore. Orwell knew, now as then hardly anyone cares.
     
  4. Daveski17

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    This is one of the best arguments for using an adblocker yet! lol
     
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