Privacy continues to be grist for the installation art mill. Here’s a piece from Kyle McDonald that uses Raspberry Pi to create a pretty creepy effect with your insecure data. via Wired
The artists built sniffers made from eight Raspberry Pis and wireless antennas, tuned to the different frequencies of open wireless channels. “We know where the data is in the air,” McDonald explains. “Normally these packets are getting sent from one device to another, but there’s no reason you can’t just stand nearby and listen to that same data as though you were the device it was intended for.”
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