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 ...

Hackers Could Use Brainwaves To Make Educated Guesses On Passwords And PINs - Silicon UK

Research conducted by the University of Alabama in the US, discovered that if a person wearing an EEG headset, used to control computer games through sensing brainwave patterns, were to pause the game an login into a password or PIN protected ...

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, ...

Beware! Hackers can steal your passwords, PINs by monitoring your thoughts via brainwave-sensing headsets - News Nation

Scientists have warned that hackers can steal a user's passwords by monitoring their thoughts. Researchers, including those of Indian origin, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US have suggested that brainwave-sensing headsets require ...

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 ...

Cybercriminals could soon be able to hack your BRAINWAVES to steal passwords and empty bank accounts, scientists ... - The Sun

HEADSETS that monitor your brainwaves could allow hackers to empty your bank account, scientists fear. High-tech helmets called electroencephalograms or EEGs are often used to diagnose epilepsy, but are beginning to appear on the toy and video game ...

Your brainwaves can reveal your password - TechRadar

Think of a number. Is it 12? Probably not. Guessing things at random is hard, which is why passwords work. But if someone had access to data about your brainwaves, it might be a different story. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham ...

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 ...