Cory Doctorow #BLM: Leakypick is a <$40 Raspberry Pi-based tool to check if your smart-speaker is transmitting your speech to third parties without your knowledge.
A German-French-US team of computer scientists presented it this month at Cryptography and Security.
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Catalin Cimpanu: LeakyPick is a $40 Raspberry Pi that monitors smart assistants to see if they're secretly recording audio and uploading it online
...or what happens when you're too dumb to unplug your home assistant and get over this fad.
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Enno Rey: LeakyPick: IoT Audio Spy Detector
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2007.00500.pdf [PDF] https://t.co/v7OuAnwFjs
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Cameron Rye: Amazing work. We need more tools like this!
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Smeagol: As someone who friggin' loves tinkering with these things, I'm telling you: this is the kind of thing it's going to take to stamp out corporations screaming their messages at us all the time. Private browsing, secure traffic, free and anonymous access... this is the good future.
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Rich Miller: Very clever … I want one!
Read the thread. /ht @doctorow
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Pentestit 🇮🇳: Interesting research - #LeakyPick: An #IoT #audio #spy #detector to monitor homes for unexpected audio transmissions to the cloud built on @Raspberry_Pi - https://arxiv.org/pdf/2007.00500
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Kevin Schlottmann: IoT Audio Spy Detector “Our proof-of-concept is a LeakyPick device that is placed in a user's smart home and periodically "probes" other devices in its environment and monitors the subsequent network traffic that indicates audio transmission” https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.00500
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Jim Troutman: really interesting:
LeakyPick: IoT Audio Spy Detector
“... periodically "probes" other devices ... monitors the subsequent network traffic for statistical patterns that indicate audio transmission”
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Cory Doctorow #BLM: Leakypick: Probing smart speakers for covert audio exfiltration.
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Found on Jul 15 2020 at https://arxiv.org/pdf/2007.00500.pdf