How to Hack a Computer from 100 Meter via its Wireless keyboard or mouse

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What is MouseJack?

MouseJack is a class of vulnerabilities that affects the vast majority of wireless, non-Bluetooth keyboards and mice. These peripherals are ‘connected’ to a host computer using a radio transceiver, commonly a small USB dongle. Since the connection is wireless, and mouse movements and keystrokes are sent over the air, it is possible to compromise a victim’s computer by transmitting specially-crafted radio signals using a device which costs as little as $15.
                                 An attacker can launch the attack from up to 100 meters away. The attacker is able to take control of the target computer, without physically being in front of it, and type arbitrary text or send scripted commands. It is therefore possible to perform rapidly malicious activities without being detected.  Source: Mousejack.com

Video Demonstration of MouseJack Attack

Who are Affected?

The following is the list of the wireless keyboard and mouse manufacturers whose non-Bluetooth wireless devices are affected by the MouseJack flaws:
  • Logitech
  • Dell
  • HP
  • Lenovo
  • Microsoft
  • Gigabyte
  • AmazonBasics

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