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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...

October 19th 2011 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Let's say for some reason someone has his or her caller ID blocked and is calling you all the time. Let's then say you really want to know who that person is for, you know, whatever reason -- not that we'd know anything about that. Some crafty phreaker types have come up with a way to do this using...

July 21st 2008 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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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 elec...

April 21st 2007 at 3:39pm 0 Comments
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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...

May 30th 2006 at 6:00pm 0 Comments