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Hackers can turn speakers into acoustic cyberweapons: Researchers
short by Kanishka Pandey / on 14 Aug 2019,Wednesday
UK-based cybersecurity firm PwC's researchers have claimed that everyday speakers can be hacked to produce "deafening noises", effectively turning them into potential acoustic cyberweapons. Such a hack could be used to disorient a person, harm their hearing, or cause problems like psychological imbalance, a researcher said. Sustained levels of weaponised noises could also prove fatal, he added.
short by Kanishka Pandey / 11:00 am on 14 Aug
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