Eavesdropping attacks on computer displays

  title={Eavesdropping attacks on computer displays},
  author={Markus G. Kuhn},
Electromagnetic information leakage from computer displays was first demonstrated to the general public by van Eck in 1985. Nearby eavesdroppers can pick up compromising emanations from computer hardware with directional antennas and wideband receivers. The basic phenomenon is easily demonstrated with modified TV sets. However, to separate practically readable text shown on modern high-resolution displays from interfering background noise, special digital wideband signal-processing systems are… CONTINUE READING
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