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Linux Is the Only Way to Protect Against Potential Sound-Transmitted Malware

Dec 03, 2013, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Silviu Stahie)

A new type of malware that is using sound to transmit itself has been developed by scientists and it seems that the Linux systems are the only ones that can be protected against this kind of attacks.

Scientists Michael Hanspach and Michael Goetz from Fraunhofer FKIE, Wachtberg, Germany, have developed a technique capable of infecting other computers with malware that transmits itself using just speakers and microphones.

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