Van Eck phreaking

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Named after Dutch computer researcher Wim van Eck, who published a proof of concept in 1985.


Van Eck phreaking (uncountable)

  1. The process of eavesdropping on the contents of a CRT or LCD display by detecting its electromagnetic emissions.
    Van Eck phreaking might be used to compromise the secrecy of the votes in an election using electronic voting.