Keyboard randomly pressing m key

After latest update, my keyboard has started pressing the m key at random. The frequency and length of this has increased.
At the same time of this happening, my touchpad freezes.

inxi -Fxz

System:    Kernel: 5.14.7-2-MANJARO x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.22.5 
           Distro: Manjaro Linux base: Arch Linux 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Notebook product: NH50_70RA v: N/A serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Notebook model: NH50_70RA serial: <filter> UEFI: INSYDE v: 1.07.09N date: 08/23/2019 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 44.7 Wh (100.0%) condition: 44.7/47.2 Wh (94.8%) volts: 16.4 min: 14.4 
           model: Notebook BAT status: Full 
CPU:       Info: 6-Core model: Intel Core i7-9750H bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake note: check rev: A 
           cache: L2: 12 MiB 
           flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 62431 
           Speed: 2601 MHz min/max: 800/2600 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2601 2: 2600 3: 2600 4: 2600 5: 2600 
           6: 2600 7: 2600 8: 2600 9: 2600 10: 2600 11: 2600 12: 2600 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel CoffeeLake-H GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: i915 v: kernel 
           bus-ID: 00:02.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA TU117M [GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile / Max-Q] vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: nvidia 
           v: 470.63.01 bus-ID: 01:00.0 
           Device-3: Chicony Chicony USB2.0 Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-8:3 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.13 driver: loaded: modesetting,nvidia s-res: 1920x1080 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 630 (CFL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.2.2 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
           bus-ID: 00:1f.3 
           Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.14.7-2-MANJARO running: yes 
           Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no 
           Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes 
           Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.37 running: yes 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: 4000 bus-ID: 08:00.0 
           IF: wlp8s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: CLEVO/KAPOK driver: r8168 
           v: 8.049.02-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 09:00.1 
           IF: enp9s0f1 state: down mac: <filter> 
           IF-ID-1: virbr0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Bluetooth: Device-1: Intel AX200 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-14:4 
           Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 2 state: up address: see --recommends 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 5.97 TiB used: 3.74 TiB (62.6%) 
           ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Intel model: SSDPEKNW020T8 size: 1.86 TiB temp: 29.9 C 
           ID-2: /dev/nvme1n1 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 970 PRO 512GB size: 476.94 GiB temp: 36.9 C 
           ID-3: /dev/sda vendor: Samsung model: SSD 860 EVO 4TB size: 3.64 TiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 467.96 GiB used: 156.21 GiB (33.4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme1n1p2 
           ID-2: /boot/efi size: 511 MiB used: 312 KiB (0.1%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme1n1p1 
Swap:      Alert: No swap data was found. 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 54.0 C mobo: N/A 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 298 Uptime: 17h 19m Memory: 15.35 GiB used: 3.69 GiB (24.0%) Init: systemd Compilers: 
           gcc: 11.1.0 Packages: 1639 Shell: Zsh v: 5.8 inxi: 3.3.06

This is hardly linked to the update, I guess you have a hardware defect.

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You are most likely correct, got the keyboard replaced and after two days use the issue has not reappeared.

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