Your PC chassis fans can be used as vulnerability now

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    I've heard if its rgb then you have less chances to get attacked.
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Haha
     
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    Beware of your neighbors - by the sound of your fart they can learn a lot of your diet.
     
  6. The Goose

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    In theory....personally i think this guy has too much time on his hands.

    Next week we transmit data from one vehicle to another via vibrations transmitted through the tires in to the road, the road surface acts like a magnetic tape that stores data but the data can be read by another vehicle days or even years later......do not fart in your car....we will know.
     
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    Are we back to April 1st or have we not got there yet this year.

    What day is it? what month is it? Am i alive, dead or dreaming? What is the meaning of it all? Why am i cursed with this life where eveything wants me dead? Where even the breaths of air i take conspire agaist me?

    Lets all go to Mars!! :);):confused::cool:
     
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    I am not a FAN of this guys works as most iof it is just a lot of hot AIR with his therioes being nothing but a lot of SPIN.

    Ok pun vent over.....OH!...VENT. lol
     
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    i bet you can leak data faster using rgb led for sending morse signals on the smartphone camera.
    Every led can send you 3 independent signals one for each RGB channel.
    Great...
     

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    Given that you have to be in close proximity of the hardware and the likelihood of being able to isolate the targeted sounds needed is so small and you need the right equipment to understand the data, what worries me is that the university geniuses come up with the crazy ideas but someone else ends up paying for it......its simple...dont come up with the idea and no one will be able to do it.
     
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    I'm sure that's how software vulnerabilities work right? 'No one' researches them except for... criminal gangs, nation states etc. you make your pick XD.
     
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    If they're coolermaster fans, data rate will be increased: I had to return a pack of 3 fans because they'd make so much noise as someone drilling a hole on a wall with a pneumatic hammer.
     
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    The smartphone camera needs a separate permission, though, plus the camera would need to pointed in a suitable direction. If you could establish a visual contact with the target PC, even through a window from across the street, the leds would be sufficient for a whole lot.

    It would actually be interesting to know how much bandwidth RGB leds would allow even under lousy circumstances. You could use the colours for lots extra bits, as long as you could tell them apart. Of course the receiving apparatus would dictate the raw refresh rate per second, like 60 fps, minus any overhead. Even if you had to settle for 30 fps but if you could differentiate between 8 different colours, it would be a whole lot more bandwidth than if you simply needed to do it as if it was monochromatic.
     
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    Sry but... WTF
     
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    he may be way to bored
     
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    I wouldn't say it is a useless or stupid paper, we generally see the news through the personal computer enthusiast viewpoint, things just prove a concept, so some data security expert can be aware of this method and mitigate it in a high-security server deployment.

    To me, it is pretty interesting, not because I would worry about it but because of the weirdness and physics involved in the attack.
     
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    This exploit blows....

    I'll see myself out
     
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