Tag Archives: signal

Sniffing Keystrokes By Monitoring Magnetic Field

Two doctoral students, Martin Vuagnoux and Sylvain Pasini from the Security and Cryptography Laboratory at the Swiss Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, have discovered a potential threat to security that declares keyboards “unsafe to transmit sensitive information”. By monitoring signals produced by keystrokes, the researchers were able to reproduce what had been typed on 11 different keyboards using a variety ...

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DIY: Discrete LED Color Organ

What better way to translate audio signals into light patterns than with this DIY project from Electronicpeasant.com. Throwing a few parties at your house while your rents are in Tahiti? Build a bunch of these, throw on some jam band music and take some hallucinogens to pay tribute to the late great Albert Hoffman. Perhaps some of your friends could ...

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Chronic Back Pain? Get The Power Of TENS

TENS is Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation for short. It works by disrupting the pain signals originating from the nerves near the pain spot, so the area that would normally be in pain is reduced to a mere tingling sensation. It’s like having a constant little massage at the point that causes you the most discomfort. You can’t get one of ...

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WiFi Predator Noses Out Free Signals From Afar

Unsecured networks, get ready for your worst nightmare (if you imagine this said in the voice of the movie trailer voice-over guy it’s much more funny.) No signal is safe from… The WiFi Predator. The Predator is basically a modified wireless router connected to a high powered antennae, which runs off of a custom honed firmware, scoping out Wifi signals ...

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