Cyber Cafe Computers a Warning

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  1. Stewart J

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    A friend has just circulated this from the Techware people, those of you using cyber cafe or public access computers might want to take note (apologies if already posted):-

    If you visit a cyber cafe and find find any black pin attached to the CPU as shown in the picture, do not use that system. This pin is actually a connection which saves all your data you enter in the system. It is a hardware keylogger, very powerful, it records each and every action on your system.
    It is a risk to your privacy over the net, at risk are passwords, banking, or any other data you enter.
    Please *SHARE* this information among your friends and secure them too...
     

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    good advice but the problem is you wouldn't see this as it's on the rear of the machine.
    I can't see they would be very pleased if you moved the main unit out to have a look?
     
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    I always avoid using any secure site such as banking on shared wifi, and definitely not a cyber cafe. If I have to do it abroad I use my T-mobile dongle, which is at least a bit more secure.
     
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