‘U’ researchers find way to hack into virtual assistants with lasersResearchers including Profs. Kevin Fu and Daniel Genkin were able to take control of virtual assistants using only light.
Siri, Alexa, and Google Home can be controlled with lasers, new research showsMEMS mics respond to light as if it were sound, discovered by a team including Profs. Kevin Fu and Dan Genkin
Researchers take control of Siri, Alexa, and Google Home with lasers
The newly discovered microphone vulnerability allows attackers to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice assistants using light.
Year of vulnerability hunting uncovers potential attacks on Intel Chips, RAMAll three of these attacks put users’ privacy at risk, exploiting new routes to sensitive data.
Three papers chosen as IEEE Micro Top Picks
Top Picks is an annual special edition of IEEE Micro magazine that acknowledges the 10-12 most significant research papers.
New speculative execution bug leaks data from Intel chips’ internal buffersIntel-specific vulnerability was found by researchers including Prof. Daniel Genkin's group, calling their discovery of the attack Fallout.
Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk
Patches can provide protection.