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July 5, 2018

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Hackers can steal your computer password by analyzing the HEAT left by your fingers on the keyboard

If you think your computer password is safe, you may want to think again.

A worrying new study by researchers from the University of California, Irvine, has revealed that hackers can steal your password based on the heat left by your fingers on the keyboard.

Speaking to Bleeping Computer , Professor Gene Tsudik, who worked on the study, said: “It’s a new attack that allows someone with a mid-range thermal camera to capture keys pressed on a normal keyboard, up to one minute after the victim enters them.

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Hackers can steal your computer password by analyzing the HEAT left by your fingers on the keyboard


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