New cyberthreat: infected mice

Friday - 1/7/2011, 8:30am EST

A new cybersecurity threat could be right at your fingertips. SecurityNewsDaily is reporting that the future of cybercrime might be in your own computer mouse. Cybersecurity researcher Adrian Crenshaw has created a programmable keystroke logger that can be hidden within your keyboard or mouse. He says he built the logger as a proof-of-concept device to show that you don't need a USB device to steal or transmit data or infect a network.

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