“Millions of wireless keyboards can let hackers see what you’re typing”

“A newly discovered set of wireless keyboard vulnerabilities can let hachers take over your keyboard and secretly record what you type. It’s called KeySniffer, and it spells death for millions of wireless, radio-based keyboards. According to security researchers at Bastille, the so-called KeySniffer vulnerability affects wireless keyboards that use a less secure, radio-based communication protocol rather than a Bluetooth connection. The affected keyboards come from eight different hardware makers and use transceiver chips or non-Bluetooth chips. These chips are cheaper than Bluetooth chips, but they also don’t receive Bluetooth’s frequent security updates. That’s a problem.” Read more at Gizmodo.

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