Your HP laptop may be harboring a secret keylogger in Synaptics touchpad drivers

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If you have an HP laptop, there’s a reasonable chance that you have an keylogger installed. The tool is embedded in Synaptics touchpad drivers. Before you start panicking too much, it’s worth noting that the keylogging capabilities of the tool are disabled by default, but that’s not to say there’s no cause for alarm. This may all sound slightly familiar; back in May, HP hit the headlines for a keylogger that was buried in an audio driver. If you want to check if you are affected by the latest privacy violation — and what you can do about it –…

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