Mousejack lets attackers take over your computer via your wireless mouse | News |

An analysis by researchers at Bastille Networks indicates that your wireless mouse might provide an attacker with a route to get malware onto your machine, provided they’re within about 100 meters. They’ve dubbed this vulnerability “Mousejack.”

The researchers tested many mice from manufacturers like Logitech, Dell, and Lenovo that operate over 2.4GHz wireless communications. This is separate from Bluetooth mice, with which the team found no security issues.

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