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Using the microphones and speakers that come standard in many of today's laptop computers and mobile devices, hackers can secretly transmit and receive data using high-frequency audio signals that are mostly inaudible to human ears, a new study shows.
This truly blows my mind. I work in the industry. This is the type of things I study. Now, I can envision an entirely new generation of viruses relaying via soundwaves instead of the traditional network system.
Tell me; just what is it that you do in the "industry"? One would think that you would know at least a little about Electronics, etc. And, you should know that the frequency response of the speakers and microphones in small electronic devices (laptops, tablets, phones) is among the worst / narrowest in existence. One of the reasons I would never listen to music, or anything that need frequeny response on those devices. Hell, even my PC is connected to "serious" audio equipment.
The title of the article isn't even accurate.