AI can guess your password with unprecedented accuracy by 'listening' to keystrokes

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  • Source: Fox News
  • 08/22/2023

Artificial intelligence can steal passwords by "listening" to a user's keystrokes with unprecedented accuracy.

Cornell University published a report about U.K. scholars that trained an AI model on audio recordings of people typing, and it identified different sounds that each key made, according to a study published Aug. 3. 

Researchers tested the model on a nearby phone's integrated microphone, placed 17 centimeters away, that listened for keystrokes on a 2021 MacBrook Pro and over Zoom and Skype calls. 

The AI identified the password with accuracy rates of 95%, 93% and 91.7%, respectively, the research paper found

Source: Fox News

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