iPhone, Android Smartphones Can Be Used as Keyloggers: Researchers

MIT and Georgia Tech researchers were able to use an iPhone as a keylogger to spy on someone using a regular computer keyboard nearby. But researchers concede that the likelihood such an attack would succeed with todays technology is low. – Researchers were able to use
accelerometers in a smartphone to track what a user sitting nearby was typing
on a desktop computer.
In a paper presented at the
ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security on Oct. 20, MIT and
Georgia Tech researchers described a scenario in which a mali…