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#373890 - 20/08/2022 02:40 Janet Jackson?!
jmwking
old hand

Registered: 27/02/2003
Posts: 758
Loc: Washington, DC metro
Anyone have Janet Jackson on their empeg?

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/08/...me-old-laptops/

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-38392

"A certain 5400 RPM OEM hard drive, as shipped with laptop PCs in approximately 2005, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (device malfunction and system crash) via a resonant-frequency attack with the audio signal from the Rhythm Nation music video."

That's a novel bug!

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#373891 - 21/08/2022 04:43 Re: Janet Jackson?! [Re: jmwking]
JBjorgen
carpal tunnel

Registered: 19/01/2002
Posts: 3579
Loc: Columbus, OH
I've got that whole album, and the empeg has survived so far smile
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~ John

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#373892 - 22/08/2022 14:58 Re: Janet Jackson?! [Re: jmwking]
DWallach
carpal tunnel

Registered: 30/04/2000
Posts: 3797
This is definitely a beautiful attack. I'm sure if you wanted to do a bunch of legwork, you could find suitable frequencies to crash other hard drives.

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