Keyboards may be leaking secrets, but probably not yours


If you’ve seen the headlines from late July about insecure wireless keyboards and you own a wireless keyboard, you may be wondering whether you should grab it and fling it under the next passing truck. Not so fast! The research, labeled KeySniffer, appears strong and deep, but not all wireless keyboards are the same.

Apple uses robust security to communicate between their input devices and host computers, as do many other manufacturers. However, if you’re using anything but an Apple wireless keyboard, mouse, or Magic Trackpad, you should consult the list of affected products.

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