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Cold boot attacks, used to extract sensitive data such as encryption keys and passwords from system memory, have been given new blood by researchers from F-Secure. First documented in 2008, cold boot attacks depend on the ability of RAM to remember values even across system reboots. In response, systems were modified to wipe their memory …

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Security researchers have revealed a new attack to steal passwords, encryption keys and other sensitive information stored on most modern computers, even those with full disk encryption. The attack is a new variation of a traditional Cold Boot Attack, which is around since 2008 and lets attackers steal information that briefly remains in the memory …

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A team of security researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University, who previously demonstrated various methods to steal data from an air-gapped computer, has now published new research called “BeatCoin.” BeatCoin is not a new hacking technique; instead, an experiment wherein researchers demonstrate how all previously discovered out-of-band communication methods can be used to steal private …