The attack can extract full 4096-bit RSA decryption keys from laptop computers (of various models), within an hour, using the sound generated by the computer during the decryption of some chosen ciphertexts. We experimentally demonstrate that such attacks can be carried out, using either a plain mobile phone placed next to the computer, or a more sensitive microphone placed 4 meters away.
Spiceworks recently had the opportunity to meet with trackside engineer Antony Smith of the Caterham F1 team, a super-friendly British chap who found himself here in Austin once again for the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix. In Part 1 of this interview series, Antony explains the crucial role IT plays in the F1 industry today, gives us an inside look at the technologies Caterham F1 uses, and tells us how they manage to pull it off, race after race, at F1 circuits around the globe.
An unusual botnet that has ensnared more than 12,500 systems disguises itself as a legitimate add-on for Mozilla Firefox and forces infected PCs to scour Web sites for vulnerabilities that can be used to install malware, an investigation by KrebsOnSecurity has discovered.
I think you can choose any large piece of software and find basic and advanced algorithms implemented in it. As a case study, I’ve done this for the Linux kernel, and shown a few examples from Chromium.