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Security hole in wireless mice

The american society of safety electronic systems Bastille has announced that has detected a security hole in wireless mice which allow someone malicious to gain control of the keyboard to which it is connected the mouse.The κενόΤα wireless mice use coded signals to communicate with computers. As discovered by the technicians of the company, is there a way to make it someone to send such a signal to a computer and to gain control of it. In essence, the signal will send the hacker “mislead” the computer allowing him access because he thinks that the name is derived from the wireless mouse to which it is connected. The bad according to the experts of the company is that you don’t need an advanced and high cost equipment to achieve this trick.The hacker only needs an antenna and a chip of wireless networking equipment that will cost you about 20-30 euro. The second negative about this is that he who wants to gain control of a computer that works with a wireless mouse you don’t need to be very close to him and is in danger of possibly being noticed.As stated in the Bastille, the acquisition of control of such a computer can be done from a distance of 180 meters. The discovery is expected to lead to a change in the technology of wireless mice so that their relationship with their computers to be as safe as possible.

The american society of safety electronic systems Bastille has announced that has detected a security hole in wireless mice which allow someone malicious to gain control of the keyboard to which it is connected the mouse.
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Wireless mice use coded signals to communicate with computers. As discovered by the technicians of the company, is there a way to make it someone to send such a signal to a computer and to gain control of it.
In essence, the signal will send the hacker “mislead” the computer allowing him access because he thinks that the name is derived from the wireless mouse to which it is connected. The bad according to the experts of the company is that you don’t need an advanced and high cost equipment to achieve this trick.
The hacker only needs an antenna and a chip of wireless networking equipment that will cost you about 20-30 euro. The second negative about this is that he who wants to gain control of a computer that works with a wireless mouse you don’t need to be very close to him and is in danger of possibly being noticed.
As stated in the Bastille, the acquisition of control of such a computer can be done from a distance of 180 meters. The discovery is expected to lead to a change in the technology of wireless mice so that their relationship with their computers to be as safe as possible.

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