USB device that can send keystrokes?

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by Saqib Ali, Mar 31, 2008.

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    Saqib Ali Guest

    For some security testing, I am looking for a USB device that can send
    pre-programmed key strokes
    when plugged-into the USB port. Any suggestions?

    I want something that doesn't require a software/script to be loaded
    on the computer.

    Something along the lines of WiebeTech's MouseJiggler < >, where it just
    sends the mouse commands without loading any software.

    Or maybe a programmable keyboard that can send keystroke as soon as it
    is connected, without requiring any software/script to be loaded.
    Obviously this device would require a built-in processor and some

    Saqib Ali, Mar 31, 2008
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    bealoid Guest

    something like "ghostscript" would fit the bill, no?
    bealoid, Mar 31, 2008
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    Rick Merrill Guest

    Do you want to use the USB to pretend it is a keyboard?
    Rick Merrill, Apr 3, 2008
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    Saqib Ali Guest


    I need a programmable USB device that pretend that it is a keyboard
    and send keystrokes.

    Saqib Ali, Apr 4, 2008
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    Paul Guest

    Perhaps if you look for companies that make "USB protocol analyzers",
    you'll find a generator or stimulus package.

    (Followup set, because my USENET server will not allow reply to crossposts
    with too many groups set, without using Followup.)

    Paul, Apr 4, 2008
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    polemon Guest

    Should those be pre-programmed sequences of keystrokes, or just random ones?

    If those are supposed to be random keystrokes, you could simply modify a
    USB keyboard: add a controler for random signals to the keyboard
    controler, and it should send random keystrokes.

    If you need pre-programmed keystrokes, things would be more tricky.
    A friend of mine builds self-made USB devices with microcontrollers.
    If you have the know-how, you could do this yourself or, program the
    controler to produce keystrokes in a sequential order to use with a
    keyboard controller from a USB keyboard.

    That aside, I've never heard of something like a keystroke-generator,
    that is *not* installed into a keyboard.

    (Also, this Mouse-Jiggler-thing seems ridiculously purpose-less)

    Regards, --polemon
    polemon, Oct 26, 2008
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    Saqib Ali Guest

    Should those be pre-programmed sequences of keystrokes, or just random ones?
    pre-programmed sequence of keystrokes.
    Yea we used to build these in school for sending keystrokes to Intel
    Explorer and 8086 boards. :) However, I longer have the know how,
    equipment or time to build these devices, so I was wondering if there
    are any off the shelf device that can do this for me :)

    (yea I know I am being lazy....)

    Saqib Ali, Oct 30, 2008
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