Smartphone Malware Could Identify Words Typed on Nearby Keyboards

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If you're looking for a reason (other than price) to buy an iPhone 3GS as opposed to an iPhone 4, here's one: according to Patrick Traynor (Computer Science) it's possible that malware on an iPhone 4 can detect and deduce what someone is typing on a nearby keyboard. Source: Gizmag

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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 - 12:42pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm