Windows 10: Some HP machines have a keylogger in the keyboard driver


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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       11 Dec 2017 #1

    Some HP machines have a keylogger in the keyboard driver


    HP had a keylogger in the keyboard driver. The keylogger saved scan codes to a WPP trace. The logging was disabled by default but could be enabled by setting a registry value (UAC required). Get the list of affected hardware and patch here: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05827409

    ...Written on December 7, 2017
    https://zwclose.github.io/HP-keylogger/
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    11 Dec 2017 #2

    Wow, looking at the source code shown is scary, but it's even scarier to read the comments and learn that this module is 154MB in size and could contain all kinds of other possibly invasive or intrusive stuff. Zounds! Thanks for sharing, Bree.
    --Ed--
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  3.    12 Dec 2017 #3

    I read it on bleepingcomputer. That's the second time HP does that. Intentional?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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