Called KeySweeper, exposing your sensitive information and passwords.
15 months ago, a white hat hacker, it was a stealthy Arduino-based hacking device that looked like an USB wall charger.
The keystrokes, it recorded, Moreover, if unplugged,
Microsoft’s keyboards use 2.4Ghz .
These are the components that are needed to make a KeySweeper device:
NRF2401+ 2 . 4GHz RF Chip
AC USB Charger
SPI Serial Flash Chip
3. 7 LiOn/LiPo battery
Adafruit FONA and SIM card (optional)
Here’s what the FBI has to say about KeySweeper:
If placed strategically in an office or other location where individuals might use wireless devices, a malicious cyber actor could potentially harvest personally identifiable information, intellectual property, trade secrets, passwords, or other sensitive information.
So , keep an eye on any unknown USB charger selling around in your home or company and stay safe.