A keylogger is a type of malware that records a user's keystrokes, customarily used to capture usernames and passwords.

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Keyloggers for Windows 7 (and how does McAfee find malware)?

I would like to install a keyboard sniffer (AKA keylogger) on Windows 7 64-bit. However, when I go to most of these sites I get a warning from McAfee. And probably if I install the software McAfee ...
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How can I use Windows 10 unattended, without getting keylogged and sending everything to Microsoft?

I would really like to test the technical preview of Windows 10. I don't want to just install a few programs on it and see if they work, I also don't just want to quickly check out the new ...
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Solve an issue with a device that I don't have installed

All of a sudden my Windows 8.1 Pro installation has this error message: Problem is, I don't have any Intel devices in my system, let alone a bluetooth adaptor. I first suspected that a keylogger of ...
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Looking for an application which types the string or text I give to it

The use scenario is typing the product keys into the mutliple textboxes which "tabs" automatically when I type and not when I paste. I don't think such an application would be common, so thanks in ...
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How to keep a log of all urls browsed by means of programming?

I know a lot of keyloggers and kids monitoring agents out there. My question is how do I simply get to hold the list of urls the user browsed using that particular browser by means of programming? I ...
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Access a PC remotely without user permission

I'm wondering if there is any way I can access a PC computer without user permission. To be more clear : I have a PC, on which I have Admonistrator permissions, I'm looking for a way to install ...
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Is there a way to make sure that my keystrokes are not being tracked? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make sure that my keystrokes (for passwords) are not being tracked? I need to change my passwords and was wondering if there is a way to make it so that my keystrokes are not being ...
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I have 4 Winlogons running in my computer

i usually only have 1 running i been searching on internet and some people say when you have over one winlogon.exe you are being keylogged im actually being keylogged or im just overreacting? im ...
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Mysterious .zip File

I've booted into Linux (KNOPPIX 7.2(?) on a flash drive) on my father's old laptop and have been looking around the hard drive a bit. In his Downloads folder, I have found a zipped folder called ...
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How to close suspicious port 999 garcon, is it malware?

On Mac OSX, I ran the command nmap localhost and I found I have this suspicious open port: 999/tcp open garcon Then I tried to see if there is an associated process, but nothing shows up with ...
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Does this Terminal output indicate a that a keylogger has been installed on this Mac? [closed]

A friend is concerned that a keylogger has been installed on their machine, a Mac running MacOS 10.7. I have the following Terminal output. Do any of you spot any indication of keylogging apps ...
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Checking new computer for spyware and keyloggers

I just got a new computer from eBay. The previous owner cleaned off his own data with is good but how do I ensure that the system doesn't have any keyloggers or spyware. I won't reinstall the OS. ...
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Is it possible to reinstall windows 8 upgrade on the SAME machine? (Clean Install)

I purchased the Windows 8 upgrade back in December. I've had it installed for a month now and am completely satisfied with the product. Although, just recently my ex-roommate confessed to me that he ...
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Can hardware keyloggers be detected? & how?

Can one test if a device entails a "hardware" key logger? I already checked How do I detect keystroke loggers in a reliable way? In particular I am interested to know if hardware key loggers can be ...
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Track PC usage (keys pressed, hours used etc) [closed]

I heard once there was a software that could log your activity (form a developer point of view) like: How many key did you press How many hours you moved the mouse Log viewer online This software ...
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Going overseas for while and using internet cafes, which precautions to take against keyloggers etc?

Ok lets say I'm taking an extended overseas trip and won't have a laptop with me. Reasons being it'll be too heavy to carry and also the country I'm in isn't very safe for carrying expensive items ...
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Getting Windows 7 admin account password?

I don't want to reset the password nor delete it. I need to know the password. What can be done? Specific software for that? Easier way of getting the password from inside a non-admin account through ...
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Bypassing keyloggers - virtual keyboard

How effective are on-screen keyboards against software keyloggers? Windows 7 on-screen keyboard to be specific. They will definitely bypass hardware keyloggers but what about sophisticated software ...
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Please help me get rid of asmonitor.exe

It might be silly and I trully apologize if the question is not apropriate here, but I have really tried and got to nowhere. I have a windows xp startup error which indicates something about ...
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extra letters in typed password, a worthwhile endeavour?

I've heard a view quite frequently that key loggers can be beaten very easily by entering extra letters in your password then deleting these (by highlighting with the mouse and hitting delete key). ...
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How can data be retrieved from this port?

I saw an image on a social network saying that if your using a public computer do not use the one which has the following port on it as your data can be extracted out. Now I am wondering how can your ...
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How to identify a keylogger

I know that a keylogger had been installed in my girlfriend computer, what is the best way to find it? how do I get the email address that the keylogger is addressing the information?
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Is there a USB power consumption meter?

For example, how could I measure the normal power consumption of my USB keyboard? After I get my statistics, I may easily notice when a hardware keylogger gets installed, by the changed power ...
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How to calculate the ideal keyboard layout for programmers?

I'm thinking about creating a new keyboard layout for programming. Now I mostly program in HTML, JavaScript/jQuery/CoffeeScript, CSS/LESS/SASS, though I may dabble in shell scripting & RegEx ...
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How to log every key strokes I make within a particular application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Personal keylogger for OS X How to log every key strokes I make, including control keys, when I'm working within a particular application, say Emacs? This is for Mac OS ...
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How to find programs hidden in task manager? [closed]

Once I installed a keylogger on windows that was able to hide himself from Task Manager and even from msconfig.exe. Are there any way to find these programs?
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Uninstall Aobo Keylogger

Really not sure how to uninstall Aobo Keylogger for Mac. It's sooo annoying in my "status bar" at the top of my MacBook Pro. Anyone know how?
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Surveillance of teenagers / keylogging on a machine [closed]

Is there any software for Windows that can monitor the activity of my children - what pages they are visiting, what they type, what passwords they use etc? I'm looking for something that's hard to ...
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What is the best way to test for a keylogger on a Mac?

If I suspect that someone has installed a keylogger application on my computer, what is the best way to test/find if such an application exists? Also, if I boot my Mac in safe mode, does this mean ...
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where does the input from the pressed keys when on the desktop/homescreen goto/saved at what buffer?

how to capture the text input from the keyboard when not in any writing mode like in notepad or word i.e just on idle desktop and we randomly press keyboard buttons?
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Linux keylogger without root or sudo! Is it real?

Somebody on Youtube claims to have a keylogger on Ubuntu that was neither executed nor installed as root. The link below shows a demo of it working. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1fZAZTwyPQ ...
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Are key scramblers effective in beating keyloggers?

Looking around online for a way to beat keyloggers, I encountered the term 'key scrambler'. My search for the term here on superuser.com didn't yield any result ... hence the question Are key ...
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Can key loggers exist in Ubuntu, and if so, how can they be detected and removed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux keylogger without root or sudo! Is it real? Is it possible for a malicious website to install a key logger on my Ubuntu desktop? If so, how can I detect and ...
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In the chromebook era, should I fear keyloggers?

Suppose we go to a cyber cafe that uses chromebooks. Since the OS is designed to make difficult to install software keyloggers (by tampering the OS), and it is also difficult to instal hardware ...
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how I check my installed svchost files if any is a virus or keylogger?

HI, I have kaspersky but like all anti virus it may miss a file and I have 14 services of svchost listed on my task manager, how to check if any of them is a virus or keylogger ? thanks
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Is it possible to report a virus distributor?

A friend of mine recently fell victim to a hybrid keylogger+remote access virus. The creator of the virus was kind enough to hard-code his/her IP address into the virus itself. Is it possible to ...
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High Risk Desktop Configuration

I'm a part time activist. (nothing I do is illegal in any democratic country) I receive files that could potentially include zero day exploits. The machine is a laptop. I keep very regular backups so ...
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What type of Keylogger cannot track Skype messages on PC?

I overheard my IT technicians saying that the company can track all our online messages, communications, activities but not the Skype conversation on our PC/laptop. How is that so? Isn't the ...
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Does Juniper Networks provide keyloggers with their software?

I noticed that I had a "USB Mass Storage Device" plugged in when there wasn't in fact anything plugged in to any USB port. I turned it off via Windows (XP), but it's quite concerning. This was after ...
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Visible Keylogger (ie not evil)

I want keylogging software on my laptop for lifelogging purposes. But the software I can find is targeted towards stealth activity. Can anyone recommend a keylogging software targeted towards ...
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Windows 7: Free Key Logger [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Personal keylogger What free key logger software would you recommend for Windows 7? Something that runs in stealth mode and gets along with antivirus? Intentions: I ...
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Is there a Linux desktop key logger application that can monitor how long I spend on websites and desktop applications?

I am looking for a key logger application monitoring application that can tell me: How long I have spent using a desktop application How long I have spent on each website I visit via my browsers ...
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Personal keylogger [closed]

I know keyloggers are a quite grey area. Why do I need a keylogger? vBulitan has an annoying feature. If you keep a session open for many hours and afterwards want to post in a thread without loading ...
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Keyloggers and Virtualization

Whilst pondering about security, and setting up different VM for certain online activities deemed more risky or requiring extra security (banking, or visiting untrusted websites, etc), I came to think ...
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Preventing Keystroke Hijacking

Is it virtually impossible to prevent keyboard Hijacking either at home or even at work? I mean you can't block anyone from hijacking your keystrokes at work or home or both correct? If there are ...
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How can I determine if a file or executable has a keylogger included with it?

I had a program created for me recently and didn't really think about it being executable posing a threat since I pretty much trust the source, but not completely. I then thought about the fact that ...
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Software with Malicious Intent binded to executable?

I had some software created for me by a coder overseas. I'm a little suspicious since the software is executable. I started thinking about the possibility that they could have binded a key logger to ...
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Is there any firefox addon which logs keystrokes made in firefox browser?

Is there any firefox addon which logs keystrokes made in firefox browser?.. If so what is it?
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Crypto-Analysis of keylogger logs and config file. Possible?

Is there any way to break the encryption on an unidentified file? The files in question are the config and log files from Ardamax keylogger. These files date back to 2008. I searched everywhere, ...
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Experience with anti-keyloggers?

Does anyone have any experiences with anti-keyloggers? I have been looking at Zemana and it looks good to me.