Synaptics Denies HP Driver Contains a Keylogger and Says It's a Debug Tool

Discussion in 'Security News' started by LASER_oneXM, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. LASER_oneXM

    LASER_oneXM Level 18
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    Feb 4, 2016
    Germany / Poland
    Windows 8.1
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  2. Opcode

    Opcode Level 18
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    Aug 17, 2017
    Windows 10
    Reading their justification made me drop 10 points in IQ. There was never an IQ for me to lose in the first place so I was at zero but now I'm at -10. Didn't think it was possible to become even stupider but I underestimated Synaptic

    If I dropped 10 points by reading that imagine how the employees feel who have to suffer from doing stupid things they are told to do on a daily basis. Like keeping debugging functionality available for end-user consumer builds
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  3. AtlBo

    AtlBo Level 22

    Dec 29, 2014
    Qihoo 360
    What? (n) Well, hopefully at least Synaptics is starting to get the message. WOW this activity could just stop, and I would not be unhappy...I promise that to anyone who cares to know...:rolleyes:
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  4. upnorth

    upnorth Level 11

    Jul 27, 2015
    #4 upnorth, Dec 16, 2017
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2017
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