writes "The old adage 'The only safe computer is locked in a room and unplugged from the Internet' proves false. According to a recent security report about Logitech wireless mice and keyboards, an attacker can sit a hundred feet or more from your computer and 'sniff' the data from your keyboard and mouse. Scary."
Scary indeed! Having just purchased one of these, and finding them immensely conveinient such news is disheartening. Are there easy ways in which Logitech might be able harden any new models against this? How difficult are these things to sniff, and what kind of hardware would one need to do so? Obvious security tip: if you have these keyboards attached to machines that may access secure data, consider moving them back to the wired standbys until a more secure wireless options present itself.