An Israeli research lab has figured out how to use CPU heat as a new computer communication channel. Bitwhisper is an interesting potential attack backchannel, but in today’s video I argue why the old TEMPEST techniques are more concerning. If you’re interested in that, or the origins of the term “tinfoil hat,” check out today’s video.
(Episode Runtime: 3:32)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFhwzVnnzQ4
- Ben-Gurion Cyber Security lab post on Bitwhisper – BGU.ac.il
- Great Wired article on Bitwhisper –Wired
- What is TEMPEST – Wikipedia
- More information and videos about TEMPEST – Climate Viewer