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Turning Sound Into Keystrokes: Skype & Type

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BLACK HAT USA 2017 -- Be careful what you type during a Skype call. The callers on the other end could know what you're writing. Researcher Daniele Lain visits the Dark Reading News Desk to explain how the Skype & Type proof-of-concept turns sounds into keystrokes, and how it is a step up on previous attacks that use acoustic emanations.

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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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8/27/2017 | 9:37:56 AM
Laser keyboards
Brookstone sells a nifty device that projects a "laser" keyboard onto your desk/whatever surface, and then picks up on your "keystrokes" from there. I wonder to what extent this would help.
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