Hackers Can Hear Conversations Through Robot Vacuum Cleaners

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    Hackers Can Hear Conversations Through Robot Vacuum Cleaners
    Robot vacuum cleaners can be turned into “laser-microphones,” sending sound waves to hackers over Wi-Fi
    November 18, 2020

    https://www.technadu.com/hackers-can-hear-conversations-through-robot-vacuum-cleaners/225684/
    Technical paper: Spying with your robot vacuum cleaner: eavesdropping via lidar sensors
    (PDF): https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/3384419.3430781
    or: https://www.cs.umd.edu/~nirupam/images/2_publication/papers/LidarPhone_SenSys20_nirupam.pdf

    Threatpost:
    Robot Vacuums Suck Up Sensitive Audio in ‘LidarPhone’ Hack
     
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2020
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