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It's Possible to Hack a Phone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show


Kevin Fu, University of Michigan

Kevin Fu and other researchers have found a way to take control of or influence devices using a standard component in cellphones and other gadgets.

Credit: Joseph Xu/University of Michigan

A security loophole that would allow someone to add extra steps to the counter on your Fitbit monitor might seem harmless. But researchers say it points to the broader risks that come with technology's embedding into the nooks of our lives.

From The New York Times
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