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Many popular wireless keyboards completely unprotected

Maria Korolov | July 27, 2016
Many popular wireless keyboards on the market today are vulnerable to eavesdropping

Bluetooth is currently the most secure connection method, he said. Some manufacturers use their own encryption methods, but those might have other issues and bugs in them, he added.

"But the most secure option is to just use a wired keyboard," he said.

Bastille also notified all the vendors involved 90 days ago, so that they could address the issue.

The company has collected all the relevant information on its KeySniffer website, as well as some open source software that detects vulnerable wireless keyboards and mice.

 

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