Stealing Keys from PCs using a Radio
Mon Jul 13 08:14:40 PDT 2015
We demonstrate the extraction of secret decryption keys from laptop
computers, by nonintrusively measuring electromagnetic emanations for a
few seconds from a distance of 50 cm. The attack can be executed using
cheap and readily-available equipment: a consumer-grade radio receiver or
a Software Defined Radio USB dongle. The setup is compact and can operate
untethered; it can be easily concealed, e.g., inside pita bread.
Perhaps someday extensible to coffeeshop pretext:
"hey, can you help me test my bitcoin, let's swap a satoshi..."
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