Wireless Charging Power Side-Channel Attacks

  title={Wireless Charging Power Side-Channel Attacks},
  author={Alexander La Cour and Khurram K. Afridi and G. Edward Suh},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security},
This paper demonstrates that today's wireless charging interface is vulnerable to power side-channel attacks; a smartphone that charges wirelessly leaks information about its activity to the wireless charger transmitter. We present a website fingerprinting attack and other preliminary attacks through the wireless charging side channel on iOS and Android devices. The website fingerprinting attack monitors the current draw of a wireless charger while the smartphone it charges loads a website from… Expand


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