Hardware-based cyber attack threat seen as people work from home due to Covid-19

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Cheap accessories like keyboards, mice and USB charging cables could expose systems to attacks.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed many things around us, and work is the most critical aspect of it. Following lockdowns across the globe, both public and private enterprises have been compelled to make at least 50-70 per cent of employees to work from home. This has increased the number of vulnerable devices connected to the enterprise network, which could lead to a cyber attack.