Date: 4 months ago   Category: Internet

Owners of devices were warned about shadowing via microphones


The group of the researchers dealing with problems of information security has developed technology of shadowing users via the microphone to show vulnerability of personal devices. About new development of experts it is reported in the report published on the website of Tel Aviv University. Researchers called Synesthesia operating time. It consists in interception of acoustic noise which proceed from screens of devices. According to experts, wiretap is possible even via the built-in recorders (for example, webcams). Human hearing isn't capable to catch changes of such noise, however it is possible by means of the special equipment. In the report scientists show the attack through a video call when the malefactor carries out the analysis of the heard sounds. In that case the cybercriminal can understand whether the user of the Internet page looks through or is concentrated on a video call window. The Synesthesia technology is called in honor of the neurological phenomenon of the same name — a sinesteziya. He is imprisoned in an automatic response of one of touch systems to irritation of other system. It is possible to carry to such phenomenon, for example, nervous irritation from unpleasant sounds or empathy of touches. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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