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'Phreaking' or frequency hacking is coming back from the grave

'Phreaking' or frequency hacking is coming back from the grave

Last week, NY Times published an article - 'It’s Possible to Hack a Phone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show' - that since gained a lot of attention and a lot of echoes in other media outlets. It’s not just about smartphones, as the title might suggest; but any system incorporating a particular class of sensors (an accelerometer, in this case) allows under certain conditions a knowledgeable person to influence, control or disable the device that incorporates it.
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