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A Computer Spying Method You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

What if someone just around a corner could see what you’re looking at on your computer screen without using a physical or wireless connection and without ever being in your system? It sounds like fiction, and it sounds scary, but it’s based in reality, and it’s been around a long time.

The process is called Van Eck phreaking. Ever heard of it? Not many people have. Van…




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