Smartphone can be turned into an acoustic weapon using a new vulnerability

We have long been accustomed to the fact that hackers can steal confidential data from our smartphones, install viruses and malicious malware, and steal passwords from bank cards. However, a conference in Las Vegas recently revealed a new threat that our own gadgets may pose to us.
It turned out that smartphones, laptops and any other acoustic gadgets can be used by an attacker and turned into a real acoustic weapon. Expert Matt Wicksey empirically proved that an attack requires only a network connection. He turned on sounds that were hacked with the help of a special program;
Wixie said that he had informed device manufacturers of a vulnerability he had discovered.