Visible to the public "Hackers Can Turn Everyday Speakers Into Acoustic Cyberweapons"Conflict Detection Enabled

Matt Wixey, the cybersecurity researcher lead at PWC UK, has demonstrated that it is possible for hackers to weaponize speakers such as Bluetooth speakers, parametric speakers, vibration speakers, and more. According to Wixey, custom malware can easily be written to make such speakers emit inaudible high-frequency sounds or high-volume sounds. These attacks have the potential to damage a user's hearing, cause tinnitus, or have psychological effects. This article continues to discuss the potential creation of acoustic malware by hackers to weaponize commercial speakers and the discovery other attacks that can be perfomed via speakers, which could impact the security and privacy of users.

Wired reports "Hackers Can Turn Everyday Speakers Into Acoustic Cyberweapons"