Thursday, August 6, 2009

USB Input Devices As A Threat Vector

Engadget, via OS News reports that the HardwareUpdaterTool for Apple keyboards can be used to make them into a keylogger. The video is a simple demonstration, but I know that most environments I'm in don't check their keyboard firmware versions and checksums. As our input devices become smarter, we may have to think about how we can keep their firmware and memory safe too.

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