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Study Finds Hackers Could Use Brainwaves to Steal Passwords - R & D Magazine

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggest that brainwave-sensing headsets, also known as EEG or electroencephalograph headsets, need better security after a study reveals hackers could guess a user's passwords by monitoring their ...and more »

Passwords can be stolen through our brainwaves, new study claims - Siliconrepublic.com

If you thought your mentally stored password was enough to protect you from hackers, you might want to think again … or not. 2017 has been the year of major cyberattacks, with CIOs from thousands of companies frantically trying to patch and protect ...and more »

Computer Scientists: Passwords Can be Acquired from Brain Waves - Infosecurity Magazine

The latest cyber-attack vector may be the human brain, according to computer scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of California Riverside. The study used electroencephalograph (EEG) headsets on research subjects, a ...and more »

Hackers can use brainwave signals to steal passwords - The Independent

Hackers can steal passwords and PINs by analysing your brainwave signals, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of California Riverside collected data from electroencephalography (EEG ...and more »

Passwords can now be stolen by hackers reading your brainwaves - International Business Times UK

If you think about passwords while wearing an EEG headset, hackers can gain access to the data and steal it. Mary-Ann Russon. By Mary-Ann Russon. Updated June 30, 2017 13:24 BST. Emotiv EPOC EEG headset EEG headsets that let you control computers with ...and more »

Hackers can steal PINs, passwords from your brainwaves: Study - The Indian Express

Hackers can guess a user's passwords by monitoring their thoughts, according to scientists including those of Indian origin who suggest that brainwave-sensing headsets need better security. Electroencephalograph headsets allow users to control robotic ...and more »

PINs and passwords easy to hack, thanks to brainwave tech - Deccan Chronicle

The team, including PhD student Ajaya Neupane, used one EEG headset currently available to consumers online and one clinical-grade headset used for scientific research to demonstrate how easily a malicious software programme could passively eavesdrop ...and more »

UAB study: hackers can use brainwave-sensing headsets to steal personal information - AL.com

The electroencephalograph headsets, also known as EEG headsets, are becoming popular in the gaming industry because it gives users the ability to control video games and toys by thinking about the movements. Nitesh Saxena, Ph.D., associate professor in ...and more »

Hackers could monitor your BRAINWAVES to steal passwords - Daily Mail

A team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found brainwave-sensing headsets, also known as EEG or electroencephalograph headsets, put users at risk. They have become commonplace both as medical devices but also as game controllers, ranging in ...and more »

Hackers may target brain signals through EEG headsets to access passwords – study - RT

Electronic devices that harness the power of brain signals are one of the latest additions to the world of gaming. A new study has found, however, that hackers could also use such technology to access private information such as passwords and ATM pin ...and more »