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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:00 am    Post subject: Smartphone sensors reveal security secrets Reply with quote

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21203035

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Data captured by smartphone sensors could help criminals guess codes used to lock the gadgets, say security researchers.

By analysing data gathered by accelerometers they were able to get a good idea of the Pin or pattern used to protect a phone.

The data was useable because sensors can gather information with more freedom than apps loaded on the device.

Researchers said several different smartphone sensors could be subverted.

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