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Friday, July 3, 2015

Computer's Heat Could Divulge Secrets

A Computer's Heat Could Divulge Top Secrets

Like smoke signals, puffs of warm air given off by a computer’s processors can reveal information

Jesse Emspak | June 16, 2015

...a team of doctoral students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel announced it can obtain information from an air-gapped computer by reading messages encoded in the heat given off, like smoke signals, by its processors.

<more at; related link: (BitWhisper: Stealing Data From Isolated Computers Using Heat Emissions and Built-in Thermal Sensors) and ("AirHopper" Malware Uses Radio Signals to Steal Data from Isolated Computers)>

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