RF Cartography Ninja
- Oct 27, 2002
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Hacking stunt: Stealing smartphone crypto keys using plain old radio
Awesome.The radio-based device will pick up electromagnetic waves occurring when the crypto libraries inside the smartphone are used, and computations can reveal the private key. "We're stealing the key as it's being used," he says, adding, "It's independent of key length."