Samy Kamkar, a privacy and security researcher, has released a keylogger that is built to intercept the transmission from Microsoft wireless keyboards, hidden in what appears to be a large, but functional USD wall charger. The device, named KeySweeper, can sniff, decrypt, log, and report all keystrokes made by users, saving them locally and online.
Lets talk about things that are horrifying. It’s not every day that we get to see someone so tech savvy that they can develop a device to compromise a computer in seconds. It’s even more impressive and terrifying though when that person disguises it as a fashionable necklace.
Samy Kamkar is someone you never want to mess with while you leave your computer unattended. Frankly, he’s not someone you want to mess with at all. At 17 years old, Kamkar cofounded his communications company named Fonality. The company raised more than $46 million in funding, and Kamkar went on to showcase his technology skills in other interesting ventures.
Kamkar can not only create his own [...]