How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

Israel-based researchers said they’ve developed a cheaper and faster method to pull the encryption keys stored on a computer using an unlikely accomplice: pita bread.

The new study builds on research into what can be learned from the electronic signals that waft from computers while performing computations, often referred to as side-channel attacks.

By studying the electronic signals, researchers have shown it is possible to deduce keystrokes, figure out what application a person is using or discover the secret encryption keys used to encrypt files or emails.

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By | 2015-06-22T04:45:00+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Business Insights From EWT, Computer Services|Comments Off on How encryption keys could be stolen by your lunch

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