Electromagnetic (and Other Esoteric Means of) Eavesdropping

July 8, 2011

alexandru totolici

How do you hack someone that encrypts their files, only travels HTTPS, and use long, one-time passwords? You could try to physically hurt them, but that’s messy business (and you might be outnumbered and outgunned). Fear not, there are better ways! Let’s look at some spy-worthy hacking techniques, like Van Eck phreaking and reading passwords from the keyboard’s click sounds. This should give you the edge you need to avoid the unpleasantness ofbroken bones, while satisfying your curiosity about a lab mate’s new teenage paranormal romance fan fiction novel. Additional Reading is available at http://pinboard.in/u:toto/t:udls-em/