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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Drumhellar
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2005-07-12

Something needs physical access to the keyboard.....


The MacOS X computer that your keyboard is plugged into has physical access to the keyboard. Actually, it has physical access to the firmware. Run a piece of malware on your desktop (which, again, has physical access to the keyboard) and you're compromised.

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