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While browsing web pages, I can't seem to scroll down. My right hand was on my mouse, left eating food so I'm sure I'm not accidentally pressing any keys. I ran showkey and discovered that every now and then, I'd get spammed by keycode 104 events. 104 seems to be Pg Up. I try to log-in to Windows 8 and, when I enter my password, I seem to ...


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You are right in asking the question. The situation as you describe it allows for both alternatives an attack and a hardware failure (i.e. keyboard failure). if you had some copies of /etc/shadow before the occurence and after you could see if the salted hash was different, which would have been a good indication that the password was indeed changed and ...



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