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Comment What? Is this Slashdot editing at its finest? (Score 1) 104

'Adding a Phone Number To Your Google Account Can Make it Less Secure'

You may think that adding a backup phone number to your account will make it prone to hack, but that is not always the case.

Well done, you've contradicted the headline in the first sentence. I assume someone accidentally a word.

Comment Acoustic/Electronic? (Score 1) 56

Researchers have known for a long time that acoustic signals from keyboards can be intercepted and used to spy on users, but those attacks rely on grabbing the electronic emanation from the keyboard.

I don't get it. What are these electronic emanations which can be acoustically picked up?

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