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HP Inc ships laptops with sinister key-logger

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Re: Hmmmmm....

"So it is a type of unencrypted telemetry then?"

No. The "tele" part refers to things happening over a distance, while this is simply writing to a local log file - plain old metry with no tele involved. As the article notes, the tele part could only happen in combination with some other malware.

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