Glossary of Internet and technology terms


Definition: A keylogger is a program used to monitor every keystroke typed on a computer keyboard. Used primarily in malware such as viruses or Trojans in order to capture usernames, passwords and other sensitive information from unsuspecting users. Keyloggers are also a part of legitimate computer monitoring programs such as Spector Pro.

Also Known As: keystroke loggers, keyboard loggers

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