Using an attack which security firm Bastille researchers, who found the flaw, have named ‘MouseJack,’ malicious actors are able to take over a computer through a flaw in wireless dongles. Once paired, the MouseJack operator can insert keystrokes or malicious code with the full privileges of the PC owner and infiltrate networks to access sensitive data. The attack is at the keyboard level, therefore PC’s, Macs, and Linux machines using wireless dongles can all be victims.
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