If noisy mechanical keyboards are the curse of your life at home or in the office, then you may have just found the perfect excuse to stop your colleagues or a loved one from breaking those keys so hard – it turns out that hackers can say almost exactly what you write just by listening to how you write.

Keytap3 is software developed by Georgi Gerganov, which can detect which keys are pressed simply by listening at close range with a semi-decent microphone, as Gerganov demonstrates this with the built-in microphone of a mobile phone in an “acoustic eavesdropping” test on their channel in YouTube.

This is not the first version Gerganov has developed, although it is the most intuitive, as he has previously worked on projects that require the user to enter a series of predefined words and phrases to “train” the software to Gerganov to decipher which keys are used. selected.


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