Acoustic Keystroke Recording

September 17th, 2005 | Filed under: Internet, Technology | 2 Comments »

The researchers were able to take several 10-minute sound recordings of users typing at a keyboard, feed the audio into a computer, and use an algorithm to recover up to 96 percent of the characters entered. The algorithm distinguishes the acoustical nuances in each of the keyboard’s buttons and uses statistical algorithms to weed out unlikely letter combinations. [article]

via wmmna

2 Comments on “Acoustic Keystroke Recording”

  1. 1 Frank Johnson said at 5:06 am on December 7th, 2005:

    Good Service

  2. 2 Archimedes said at 7:20 pm on April 23rd, 2006:

    Pen & Paper can’t save you either.

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