Re: [ISN] Cordless keyboard woes continue

From: InfoSec News (isnat_private)
Date: Mon Nov 11 2002 - 01:47:57 PST

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    Forwarded from: "Michael J. Reeves, AA, ASc" <michaeljreevesat_private>
    	The assumption is that the keyboard is at fault.
    	Since it is transmitting a radio signal, what is the
    possibility that something in the transmitter's/recipient's room is
    receiving and conducting the signal???
    	Isn't there a "tv antenna AMPLIFIER" that plugs into the
    wall-sockets and uses the internal wiring as an expanded
    	That would be TOO easy....
    InfoSec News wrote:
    > Jonathan Tisdall
    > Aftenposten English Web Desk
    > Friday 08 November 2002
    > The Stavanger men who discovered that data input on a cordless
    > keyboard also appeared on a neighbor's computer - supposedly far out
    > of range in another building - have had their equipment replaced.
    > Nothing has changed, and the manufacturer is worried.
    > Per Arild Evjeberg and Per Erik Helle made headlines when they
    > discovered that text Evjeberg was typing in was appearing in Helle's
    > apartment, 150 meters and at least two walls away.  Product manager
    > Tore A. Särelind of Hewlett-Packard Norway is concerned and said the
    > firm is taking the problem "deadly seriously", Stavanger Aftenblad
    > reports.
    Michael J. Reeves, AA, ASc
    MJR Consulting Services
    Sacramento, California 95842
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