'Shoulder surfing' - the forgotten threat to mobile computing

Who's looking over your shoulder?The security risks of mobile computing are a constant worry for business technology users - but how many users are aware of one of the lowest-tech threats, shoulder surfing? John Stokdyk reports on recent research from 3M.


The security risks of mobile computing are a constant worry for business technology users - but how many users are aware of one of the lowest-tech threats, shoulder surfing?

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But mobile phone video clips ...

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All well and good but how do these measures deal with capturing keystrokes on a mobile phone video clip whilst the 'shoulder surfer' is looking the other way - the phone could easily be positioned in the screen line of sight

Whilst on this subject - what about the ever growing menace of surveillance cameras and the fact that you may not even know you are being recorded