The modern technology has enabled the users to hack someone computer machines no time ever before. But on the other hand, are you aware of the fact that your computer monitor or your laptop device screen can be used against someone? Recently, Ang Cui from Red Balloon Security has found a way to hack the PCs monitor that enables a user to monitor the screen activities. A user can use it to attack someone computer and get their hands on personal and private information.
Everyone knows that a computer device whether it is laptop or desktop machine can be hacked. But over the years the cybersecurity experts do believe that you can use someone’s computer’s monitor or screen against someone and can reveal the private and personal information and the activities they do on their computers to hack PCs screen to the fullest. Let’s have a view that how it is possible and what really you can get by using the way to track someone’s computer machine monitor or screen.
How does the hack PC work?
The monitor or the screen of the computer device is responsible for displaying pixels and choosing the input. It is also known as the on-screen display controller. The researchers have created their way for a user to gain the access and implement the arbitrary code execution inside the screen or the monitor of the PC machine itself. Irrespective of it you cannot rely on the output of computer device, it is because the screen of the machine is actually changing the pixel values on the computer monitor.
So, the hacker can redirect the particular website that looks like the website that you may be used for banking; the target person will not be able to see the same SSL lock on the computer device browser. That’s the way the hacker screen monitoring would then compromise the target person computer machine’s monitor or screen and then put SSL lock on the screen.