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BCCHardware.com => General Mayhem => Topic started by: Zeus on April 23, 2017, 07:32:21 pm

Title: Hacking Browsing History from Your Light Sensor
Post by: Zeus on April 23, 2017, 07:32:21 pm
Nothing is secret or safe if it is on an electronic device. People have shown that you can listen to someone using their headphones or speakers and there are a multitude of ways that people can hack your computer. The latest vulnerability comes by way of your ambient light sensor which exists on pretty much every smartphone as well as the latest generation of Macbook devices. The hack is detailed and demonstrated at the link below.

   Source: LukasZolenjik Blog (https://blog.lukaszolejnik.com/stealing-sensitive-browser-data-with-the-w3c-ambient-light-sensor-api/)

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