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Hackers Can Steal Data Wirelessly From PCs That Aren't Even Online
When governments, utilities and corporations need to protect their most sensitive data, they create what's called an air-gap network. It involves storing information on computers that are never connected to the Internet, an extreme method of isolation designed to prevent any chance of data leaking out.Continue Reading http://www.bloomberg.com
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This "hack" makes a whole bunch of assumptions:
* software is installed on airgapped system which allows this
* airgapped hardware is capable of transmitting radio signals natively or, has a port free you can plug something into
Those are two huge assumptions to make. This is like saying if we only had a boat or a bridge, you wouldn't be safe on the island. Well, no shit, Sherlock.