Keylogger is a malware program used for online thefts and internet frauds now-a-days. When you are likely having a successful malware attack over your system they leave behind a keystroke logger program, for stalking over your every keyboard stroke.
This program is capable of recording keyboard strikes in a manner that’s completely hidden from the user being tracked.
Key-loggers have great tendency to threaten your online personal information.
They are often generated with combined effect of Trojan horses; remember the old story about the history of Trojan horse, here keylogger acts as the hidden object within the horse dummy.
When users get trapped into hoaxes created by cyber-criminals, keylogger is installed secretly over victim’s system.
Once they are installed over victim’s system doesn’t means they work or run all time in background, they just lay back calmly until & unless they find anything important to do. Well when they get something important they start tracking each-n-every key stroke on your keyboard.
For instance, going to pay bills online? As soon as victim types web address for online banking site in the web browser, a keylogger gets activated.
And thereafter entered information is recorded somewhere and delivered to cyber-criminals on remote sites. This simple lets others access your accounts and make them empty as soon as possible.
Keystroke loggers can be found easily on public systems.
So Anti-Viruss.com suggests not entering online financial details on any public computer; typically the ones found in cyber cafe or similar public points.
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