Malware Uses Smartphone Accelerometers to Steal Keystrokes

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Did you know your smartphone's accelerometer can be used to steal keystrokes from a nearby keyboard? Using an iPhone 4, Patrick Traynor (Computer Science) and colleagues have managed to capture complete sentences with up to 80 percent accuracy. Source: PC World

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College of Computing, School of Computer Science

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Cybersecurity, information security, iPhone, patrick traynor, School of Computer Science, smartphones
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  • Created By: Mike Terrazas
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 25, 2011 - 12:34pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm