Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of keylogger.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • They're identity-stealing software programs known as keyloggers, and according to the cybersecurity-research firm VeriSign iDefense Security Intelligence Services, the number in circulation is on pace to hit a high of 6,191 this year, a 65 percent increase from 2004.

    Periscope

  • Moreover, the new approach solves a common problem which many internet users choose to ignore: passwords can be tapped by so-called keyloggers, i.e. trojans on the computer a password is entered into, and could later be misused for criminal purposes.

    ACM TechNews

  • These public PCs — ones at an Internet café or public library — might contain "keyloggers" or software programs that record where users go online and what they type ..

    Palin's hacked e-mail: Lessons to learn

  • These public PCs—ones at an Internet café or public library—might contain "keyloggers" or software programs that record where users go online and what they type..

    Palin's hacked e-mail: Lessons to learn

  • Malicious software applications called "keyloggers" can send everything you type--from passwords to credit card numbers--to anywhere on the planet.

    The New Digital Handshake

  • Oren, — “Maybe that’s pedantic but there are specific physical devices called keyloggers that literally sit between the keyboard and computer and record all the keys pressed.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Can the FBI Install Spyware on Your Computer Without A Warrant?:

  • Maybe that’s pedantic but there are specific physical devices called keyloggers that literally sit between the keyboard and computer and record all the keys pressed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Can the FBI Install Spyware on Your Computer Without A Warrant?:

  • However, the proliferation of public Wi-Fi hotspots and online social networks has created new opportunities for thieves to spread Trojan viruses such as keyloggers, to phish for passwords, and to sniff out packets of sensitive information as they pass through a network.

    Betanews

  • Once installed on the PC, it can be used to download malicious programs such as keyloggers, making it a serious security concern, according to Roger Thompson, chief research officer with antivirus vendor AVG Technologies.

    CSO

  • However, the proliferation of public WiFi hotspots and online social networks has created new opportunities for thieves to spread Trojan viruses such as keyloggers, to phish for passwords, and to sniff out packets of sensitive information as they pass through a network.

    TechNewsWorld

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.