Rob Beschizza at 7:03 am Fri, Dec 20, 2013
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In RSA Key Extraction via Low-Bandwidth Acoustic Cryptanalysis [PDF], a paper by Daniel Genkin and Eran Tromer of Tel Aviv University and Adi Shamir, the authors show that a sensitive microphone (such as the one in a compromised mobile phone) can be used to infer a secret cryptographic key being used by a nearby computer.
Every new Cecil Castellucci book is cause for celebration around here, and her latest, Tin Star -- the first volume in a new young adult science fiction series -- is no exception.
Brian Drake donned a wingsuit atop the ENSA ski-run in Couloir, France, and then did a ground-skimming trench-run that left me half-terrified, half-tingling in sympathy.
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