Hackers who took control of PC microphones siphon >600 GB from 70 targets

Ever wonder WHO might be interested in what you say? Most people say they aren’t worried, they aren’t important enough. But what about your job, other people you vaguely know?

The problem really is, they can record your microphone for hours, days, weeks, or months, and store all that data as long as they choose. They can then post-process it every year, if they choose. As technology gets better and better, they’ll be able to pick out more and more information.

Critical infrastructure, media, and scientists targeted by suspected nation-state.

Source: Hackers who took control of PC microphones siphon >600 GB from 70 targets