Microsoft's Wireless Desktop 2000 Encrypts Your Keystrokes

If you’re concerned about keyjacking attacks, in which a wireless keyboard’s signal is intercepted and information extracted from the stream, this might be of interest to you. Microsoft’s new Wireless Desktop 2000 has 128-bit AES encryption built right in. Not much help if someone’s looking over your shoulder, but at least they can’t snatch your credentials right out of the air.

The keyboard has lots of media and shortcut keys, those irritating non-separated F keys, and a “pillow texture” palm rest. The mouse doesn’t look very interesting, unfortunately, but at $40 for the set, there’s not much to complain about. A good option for the security-conscious business.