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Cheap radio device can steal decryption keys from nearby laptop

2015/06/23

Softpedia - (International) Researchers from Israel created a palm-sized radio device that can capture decryption keys from laptops just a few feet away by intercepting bit patterns in electromagnetic emanations from the targeted machine's central processing unit (CPU). The device can be built for about $300 from readily available components, and was able to extract decryption keys within seconds.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/cheap-radio-device-can-steal-decryption-keys-from-nearby-laptop-485065.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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