Reply to post: Re: There is a reason why I use wired KB's

It's 2016 and your passwords can still be sniffed from wireless keyboards

Cynic_999 Silver badge

Re: There is a reason why I use wired KB's

Bluetooth range is short between two typical devices, but a sensitive SDR fed from a largish highly directional aerial will be able to read signals from at least 50 times the typical distance, and the cost of such a setup is trivial - under £100.

The risk of the average person being targeted is probably less than that of being mugged, but for people who will be regularly typing information that has a high monetary value (politicians, financial workers etc.), the risk is considerably higher.

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