Spying On What You Type

By on September 15, 2005

Eavesdropping on typists: This probably is not a practical concern for most people, but a little disturbing anyway.

Sounds from typing on computer keyboards are distinctive enough to be decoded, allowing security breaches caused by “acoustic snooping,” University of California researchers said on Wednesday.

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  1. I saw this the other day and was wondering why it resurfaced. Wasn’t this reported last year on /. or New Scientist or something?

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