It Might Get Loud! Exfiltrating Data Using Audio Interfaces

  • Date 05 Jun 2019

It Might Get Loud! Exfiltrating Data Using Audio Interfaces

05 Jun 2019, 12:00 - 12:25

Tech Talks

Turning files into analogue signals is not a novel idea, modems did this many years ago... But how about using a USB soundcard to transfer files from a computer to another device? When classical methods fail, jazz it up and rock it out to get your data through very low or high frequency sounds!

Learning Outcomes:

  1. How to protect isolated networks and environments from data exfiltration
  2. Effectively control USB devices and other peripherals 
  3. Implement system level controls and alerting using built-in capabilities
  4. Implement quick and dirty improvements on your physical security
  5. Plan for secure isolated environments from a data exfiltration point of view



  • Miguel Marques


    Senior Security Consultant


    Miguel is a senior cybersecurity penetration test consultant and brings many years of experience across a range of disciplines. Prior to joining...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Demonstrate thought-leadership to ensure security is high for corporate agenda & capex justified‎
    • Mitigate the effects of new vulnerabilities and exploits‎


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