24
August
2020
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10:54
Europe/Amsterdam

How hackers use sound to unlock the secrets of your front door key

A team of researchers from NUS Computer Science has created a novel attack model called SpiKey that uses a smartphone microphone to infer the shape of a victim’s physical key. In this way, hackers could create a new key to unlock one’s tumbler lock https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/08/22/how-hackers-use-sound-to-unlock-the-secrets-of-your-front-door-key-spikey-singapore-university-research/#515b54015f9f