Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 1st Aug 2009 18:22 UTC
Apple Almost everything has a processor and/or memory chips these days, including keyboards. Apple's keyboards are no exception; they have 8Kb of flash memory, and 256 bytes of RAM. K. Chen has found a way to very easily install keyloggers and other possibly malicious code right inside these Apple keyboards (more here). Proof of concept code is here as well.
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by Jimbob on Mon 3rd Aug 2009 00:02 UTC
Jimbob
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2005-07-07

We sit and argue about something which sounds sensational but in reality is not a huge threat and it keeps us nicely blindsided from the troubles of the world. The man who was shown hacking the keyboard works for the CIA. Oooops... I shouldn't have said CIA with an Apple keyboard...


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There's a knock on my door...

Edited 2009-08-03 00:03 UTC

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