Smartphone Sensors Pose Security Threat

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Researchers led by Patrick Traynor (Computer Science) have shown how placing a phone on a desk could allow its accelerometer to detect the vibrations from key presses on a nearby keyboard and pick out words with an accuracy of up to 80%. Source: InformationWeek

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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: Nov 4, 2011 - 9:23am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm