Boffins shake up smartphone with motion-sensor as microphone


University of Illinois boffins have proved that someone who steals your phone can perform hardware hacks on it.

As a maker-hack, The Register can’t help but admire the work done to create the “VibraPhone” (even the pun is better than average). As a security vulnerability, we’ll file this under “if you lose your phone, you’re p0wned anyway”.

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More information: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/06/09/boffins_shake_up_smartphone_with_motionsensor_as_microphone/

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