[Owasp-cape-town] [zacon-comm] Anyone thinks this might be a bad idea? On-chip DSP in your laptop?

Christo Goosen christo at christogoosen.co.za
Tue Aug 25 09:36:58 UTC 2015

Hi Roelof

I wasn't considering Phones which obviously are a separate discussion.

I was just thinking in terms of previous fears and how this could be

Was just imagining that this could be used not when you are listening to
Spotify, but rather when you suspect its off or 'hibernating'.


On 25/08/2015 11:30, Liam Smit wrote:
> Hi Roelof
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 11:22 AM, Roelof Temmingh <roelof at paterva.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>> At best something like voice recognition (or breaking
>> it down to smaller symbol chunks) is now done on-chip and not in software,
>> meaning voice snooping malware is now 100 lines of code and not 1000 and it
>> requires less bandwidth as it does speech to text and not raw audio...;)
> Interesting angle on it. Making it more efficient to (ab)use. :-)
> Regards,
> Liam
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