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Wall charger steals keystrokes from Microsoft wireless keyboards

2015/01/13

Softpedia - (International) A security researcher developed a device dubbed KeySweeper that is a wall charger modified to intercept and transmit keystrokes from a nearby Microsoft keyboard using an RF chip, the keyboard's communications frequency, and a 2G SIM card with SMS support.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Wall-Charger-Steals-Keystrokes-from-Microsoft-Wireless-Keyboards-469851.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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