Synaptics issued a security brief regarding the reports of a HP Synaptics Keyboard Driver that contained keylogging functionality. In their security brief, Synaptic states that their driver is being mischaracterized as a keylogger and it's simply a debug tool that was purposely added to the driver to help OEMs manufacturers.
With that said, if you have an HP laptop, you may be wondering if your laptop has the driver installed that contains this debug trace, or keylogging, feature. This article will tell you how to check if you have the affected driver installed on your laptop and how to update it to the latest version.
Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, and Panasonic have officially confirmed that products incorporating Intel chipsets are affected by eight security flaws that allow hackers to take over devices.
HP said it would release firmware patches later this week for several security bugs reported to the company by various cyber-security experts.
HP has issued an update to remove a keylogging mechanism found in the audio drivers included with some of its high-end laptops.
The audio driver installed on some HP laptops includes a feature that could best be described as a keylogger, which records all the user's keystrokes and saves the information to a local file, accessible to anyone or any third-party software or malware that knows where to look.
HP issued a recall today for 101,000 Panasonic batteries that the company used in various laptop and notebook models, sold between March 2013 and October 2016.
HP announced yesterday that new business printer models will ship with FTP and Telnet services disabled by default, in an attempt to bolster device security against remote exploitation and other cyber-attacks.
As an indication of HPs renewed focus on gaming, HP announced a new lineup of laptops, desktops, and monitors for their Omen brand. Going forward HP will be releasing gaming systems under the Omen name with a wide range of options depending on the customer's needs.