Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Fundamentals First

from here and here

Yes, there is a novel side-channel attack that involves video recording of power LEDs, and yes I'm sure it's important to protect your smart card readers against such an attack, but I'm also fairly certain most information security departments are still struggling to deal with phishing and ransomware and aren't anywhere near being in a position where dealing with this novel (and frankly low probability) attack is the best use of their resources.