Security & Privacy in the Metaverse

All of us have experienced information technology security issues, and we may know the possible threats of cyberattacks. When it comes to metaverse, these threats become more dangerous for two reasons:

 

  1. Metaverse will merge with our reality, and manipulating these virtual contents can have more scary threats.
  2. Metaverse devices such as HMDs have more sensors, and it makes them more interesting for hackers and cybercriminals.

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Researchers Discover Security Vulnerabilities in Virtual Reality Headsets

Rutgers researchers have published the first work examining how hackers could use popular virtual reality headsets to steal sensitive information communicated via voice-command, including credit card data and passwords. The study will be presented at the annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking in March.