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.