Security daily (14-08-2021)

New Glowworm Attack Recovers Device's Sound from Its LED Power Indicator

A novel technique leverages optical emanations from a device's power indicator LED to recover sounds from connected peripherals and spy on electronic conversations from a distance of as much as 35 meters. Dubbed the "Glowworm attack," the findings were published by a group of academics from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev earlier this week, describing the method as "an optical TEMPEST  (The Hacker News)

Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch — 18 Online Courses for Just $43

If you’re reading this post, there is a pretty good chance you’re interested in hacking. Ever thought about turning it into a career? The cybersecurity industry is booming right now, and ethical hacking is one of the most lucrative and challenging niches. It’s open to anyone with the right skills. Featuring 18 courses from top-rated instructors, The All-In-One 2021 Super-Sized Ethical Hacking (The Hacker News)

Facebook Adds End-to-End Encryption for Audio and Video Calls in Messenger

Facebook on Friday said it's extending end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for voice and video calls in Messenger, along with testing a new opt-in setting that will turn on end-to-end encryption for Instagram DMs. "The content of your messages and calls in an end-to-end encrypted conversation is protected from the moment it leaves your device to the moment it reaches the receiver's device," Messenger's (The Hacker News)


/security-daily/ 15-08-2021 23:44:22