Articles | Volume 20
21 Mar 2023
 | 21 Mar 2023

Susceptibility of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Sensors to IEMI using Pulse Modulated Signals

Louis Cesbron Lavau, Michael Suhrke, and Peter Knott

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Short summary
This publication shows a variety of effects (erroneous sensor data, data communication being disrupted, as well as a complete freeze of all processes) was demonstrated regarding the deliberate manipulation of sensor readings using pulse modulated signals with high field strength and that information will lead to a better understanding of the phenomena occurring at the physical layer of the sensors, so that suitable protection measures can be taken against those type of attacks.