[FoRK] On the Feasibility of Side-Channel Attacks with Brain-Computer Interfaces

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Sun Aug 19 18:13:27 PDT 2012

I think that, over an extended period, it would be easier to present
all 10k possible PIN numbers.

Flash "Your PIN number is 1234" and register brain activity for truthiness.

Might even be able to recognise partial truthiness to improve the search.

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Bill Kearney <wkearney99 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I can see it now, a malware game embeds a sequence of questions designed to
> expose critical private info.  Then collects the results.  Talk about the
> ultimate subliminal message hack.  Flash a picture of "tell me your PIN" and
> extract it from the brainwaves.
> On 8/19/2012 8:41 PM, Noon Silk wrote:
>> Awesome.
>> "
>> Brain computer interfaces (BCI) are becoming increasingly popular in
>> the gaming and entertainment industries. Consumer-grade BCI devices
>> are available for a few hundred dollars and are used in a variety of
>> applications, such as video games, hands-free keyboards, or as an
>> assistant in relaxation training. There are application stores similar
>> to the ones used for smart phones, where application developers have
>> access to an API to collect data from the BCI devices.
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