Scientist-developed malware covertly jumps air gaps using inaudible sound

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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  2. Baserk

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    At 20 bits/sec, you'd grow a beard trying to 'insert' something like a badbios image but harvesting passwords/details becomes viable.

    Cool research article from FraunHofer Institute 'On Covert Acoustical Mesh Networks in Air' PDF link
    Testing was done with 5 Lenovo T400 Thinkpads (-mics and speakers with standard Intel Corporation 82801I
    (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller), using Debian Wheezy as OS.
     
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    Nice to see that it's been proved, & not just fantasy etc :thumb: I doubt if any of us on here would need to worry about this though !

    I think this should be in the BADBIOS thread ;)
     
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