Paper Boys

Episode 52

Can you hide secret messages in music?

And would you hear it if you could?

Anyone with a smartphone (i.e. basically everyone) has access to an insanely capable sensor platform. One particularly interesting set of tools on a smartphone are the speakers and microphone. We use them to play music and transmit our voices, but could they also be used to send hidden messages like passwords? Join us this week as James dives into new research about hiding data in the music that’s all around us.

Check out a pre-print of the conference article here and the Hackaday article here.

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