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Tosch110

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airgap wont secure computer anymore
« on: February 01, 2015, 09:53:55 pm »

Very interesting read:

https://hacked.com/airgap-wont-secure-computer-anymore/

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Security professionals have said for years that the only way to make a computer truly secure is for it to not be connected to any other computers, a method called airgapping. Then, any attack would have to happen physically, with the attacker actually entering the room and accessing the computer that way, which is incredibly unlikely. In the case of computers containing highly sensitive information, additional, physical security can always be added in the form of security guards, cameras, and so on. [...]

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Re: airgap wont secure computer anymore
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2015, 12:13:43 am »

Very interesting read:

https://hacked.com/airgap-wont-secure-computer-anymore/

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Security professionals have said for years that the only way to make a computer truly secure is for it to not be connected to any other computers, a method called airgapping. Then, any attack would have to happen physically, with the attacker actually entering the room and accessing the computer that way, which is incredibly unlikely. In the case of computers containing highly sensitive information, additional, physical security can always be added in the form of security guards, cameras, and so on. [...]
This is news? The image displayed on CRTs can be picked up from a distance and re-displayed, as well - although few people use CRTs anymore. Anyone air-gapping a system knows better than to have signals leaking out.
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