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Re: [PEN-TEST] Penetration Testing and Van Eck Scanning
From: Frank Darden <fdarden () LOCKED COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 15:29:42 -0500

A good way to get government spooks on your trail is to start calling and
inquiring about commercial Tempest or EMF monitoring solutions... I did this
a year or so ago, and started getting some VERY interesting phone calls.

-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Butcher [mailto:alex () S3 INTEGRALIS CO UK]
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 11:09 AM
To: PEN-TEST () SECURITYFOCUS COM
Subject: Re: [PEN-TEST] Penetration Testing and Van Eck Scanning


ISSO wrote:
I think TEMPEST eavesdropping has very limited value with today's low
rad monitors.

According to <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ih98-tempest.pdf>, neither
the use of low-radiation monitors nor LCD panels makes much difference.
In fact, some TFT LCDs were found to be _more_ leaky than monitors!

Best Regards,
Alex.
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Alex Butcher                                      PGP/GnuPG Key IDs:
Consultant, S3 Systems Security Services          alex () s3       B7709088
PGP: http://www.s3.integralis.co.uk/pgp/alex.pgp  alex.butcher@ 885BA6CE


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