Malware Transmit data to camera using Blinking Hard drives

The researchers from the University of Israel have created a malware that can use the hard-drive LED to send data from the infected computer to nearby camera. It sounds like a James Bond Hollywood movie scenario but now this is a reality. This malware code could be executed without the admin permission and it makes HDD LED sparks at regular interval. This LED Spark flickers are captured by nearby camera and the recorded video of LED flickers is transferred to a special computer for analyzing. The LED turned OFF represents binary zero while LED turned ON represents binary one. This way the data is detected in the infected computer and it is broken down in one and zero. This type of malware is capable to steal multiple types of data including personal credentials such username, password, all kind of logged keystrokes, encryption keys and so on. It is interesting that Read more