20 Dec 2013

Listen up: RSA keys snatched by recording CPU sounds with a phone

Author: CoreySymm | Filed under: News

It sounds too preposterous for even James Bond: by placing a mobile phone next to a PC, researchers can “listen” to the faintest sound a CPU makes as it churns away on RSA-encoded content and extract the keys themselves. Preposterous, except for the fact that Adi Shamir, one of the co-developers of the RSA encryption algorithm, co-wrote the paper that describes how to do it .

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Listen up: RSA keys snatched by recording CPU sounds with a phone

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