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Data exfiltrators send info over PCs' power supply cables

Smooth Newt

Re: Seeing the light

Has the 'paper' already been published on how to use the hard drive activity light for a similar purpose ?

Totally irrelevant theatre-style security, u prats.

It is an axiom of risk management to put serious effort into defending against highly likely scenarios rather than highly unlikely ones.

Exfiltrating data is usually pretty easy if someone has access to the machine, and getting access to the machine is supposed to be the hard part. If they have access to the machine then there is really not much you can do to protect your data apart from close the stable door when you find out, if they don't have access to the machine then all these side channels are completely irrelevant.

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