Good news: The Dark Knight is real. Bad news: you saw what happens in The Dark Knight, right?
5 Terrifying Smartphone Hacks You Won’t Believe Are Possible

#2. Fake Cell Towers Can Turn Your Phone into a Remote Listening Device
Ralf-Philipp Weinmann of the University of Luxembourg discovered that hackers can infiltrate your phone through the airwaves themselves, completely bypassing your operating system and antivirus software to hack directly into the radio processor. … Yes, kind of a crude version of what Batman was using in The Dark Knight. But you don’t have to be as rich as Bruce Wayne to wield this kind of power: The same brand of tower was set up at Burning Man 2008 for about $4,500.

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Good news: The Dark Knight is real. Bad news: you saw what happens in The Dark Knight, right?

5 Terrifying Smartphone Hacks You Won’t Believe Are Possible

#2. Fake Cell Towers Can Turn Your Phone into a Remote Listening Device

Ralf-Philipp Weinmann of the University of Luxembourg discovered that hackers can infiltrate your phone through the airwaves themselves, completely bypassing your operating system and antivirus software to hack directly into the radio processor. … Yes, kind of a crude version of what Batman was using in The Dark Knight. But you don’t have to be as rich as Bruce Wayne to wield this kind of power: The same brand of tower was set up at Burning Man 2008 for about $4,500.

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