Keylogging Spyware Found On Dozens Of HP Laptop Models

Kate Cox reports:

Owners and users of nearly 30 different Hewlett-Packard laptop models, beware: It turns out an unknown number of computers shipped with a keylogger embedded in them, tracing and recording your every keystroke.

A security research firm based in Switzerland announced its discovery of the keylogger this week.

The problem software is part of the audio driver — the little bit of code that make your laptop able to play sound through your headphones. In several laptop models, the Conexant driver was found to include a keylogger that captured every single keystroke on your machine.

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