Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday January 14, 2016

Smartwatches Can Be Used to Spy On Your Card's PIN Code

Smartwatches can be used to tell the time, date, track your heart rate and now, thanks to technology, they can even be used to steal your PIN number.

French student and software engineer, Tony Beltramelli, has published his master thesis called Deep-Spying: Spying using Smartwatch and Deep Learning, in which he presents a new attack method that allows attackers to extract sensitive information like credit card or phone access PIN codes from motion sensors in wearable devices.