Security warning with a wireless keyboard

14 June 2009

Many people are switching back to using old, wired keyboards rather than a wireless keyboard because of a new security risk.

Someone has come up with a way of decoding the wireless keyboard signals between the keyboard and the computer.

Being able to pick up these signals and then decode them will enable the monitoring of every key stroke and may lead to personal data, bank details and passwords being found out.

What first started out as an experimental project, is now thought to be exploited to crimals/hackers.

And the only answer for this - is to switch back to the old fashioned wired keyboards.

To read more detail you can see the whole article at -
www.webuser.co.uk/news/284210.html

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