Keysniffer Vulnerability Puts Wireless Keyboards at Risk

Keysniffer Vulnerability Puts Wireless Keyboards at Risk

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    Wireless keyboards made by eight manufacturers suffer from a vulnerability that could allow attackers to read and record keystrokes from up to 250 feet away. The vulnerability, dubbed “Keysniffer”, allows hackers to steal confidential data typed through the keyboards such as passwords, usernames, and credit card information, among others. The keystrokes from these keyboards are easily detectable because the information being sent to the computer isn’t encrypted, and is sent in clear text. Read more at Threatpost.

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    Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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