Researchers find a new way to snoop with smartphones. But should you be worried?

(Southern Methodist University) You likely know to avoid suspicious emails to keep hackers from gleaning personal information from your computer. But a new study from SMU (Southern Methodist University) suggests that it's possible to access your information in a much subtler way: by using a nearby smart phone to intercept the sound of your typing.

Hackers can tell what people are typing just by listening through a smartphone's microphone

Researchers at Southern Methodist University were able to correctly identify 41 out of 100 words typed using the microphones from eight handsets placed on tables in a room where people were ...

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