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Researchers at Georgia Tech have worked up a proof-of-concept demonstration of using an iPhone 4's accelerometer as a keylogger. After setting the iPhone near a computer keyboard, the device's built-in accelerometer and gyroscope were able to decipher entire sentences "with up to 80 percent accur...

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October 19, 2011 at 3:45PM
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Those who wander into the realms of spying, phreaking, and dubious eavesdropping are likely familiar with Wim Van Eck, but for those new to remote screen-grabbing scene, you should probably take note. Back in the day, Mr. Eck "proved it was possible to tune into the radio emissions produced by ele...

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Ah, Woz would be proud. MacMerc's Brian Burnham has written a tutorial detailing how you can turn your iPod into a phone dialer (is iPod phreaking far away? I think not). It works because analog phones use a series of tones to decipher what numbers you are inputting, so you simply play those same to...

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