Sunday, September 15, 2013

An Introduction To Keyloggers



What are Keyloggers?


keylogging is an act in which every key stroke pressed by the user of a computer is recorded. keyloggers can perform many other things like taking screenshots,monitoring the system etc.


Types of keyloggers:


hardware keyloggers:

Hardware Keyloggers are used for keystroke logging. These are used to capture user keystrokes. We plug them between a computer keyboard and a computer. It contains some internal memory to store the captured data. They are designed to work with PS/2 keyboards. Hardware keyloggers based on USB ports are also evolved recently.




software keyloggers:

These keyloggers are a type of malwares. These are of two types again. They are local and remote keyloggers.
Local keyloggers can be directly installed on a system to moniter its functionality.
where as a remote keylogger can monitor computer that is far away from us. So using this, you can monitor a computer from any wher in the world.

Uses:


We can hack facebook,Gmail,orkut,yahoo accounts very easily with the keyloggers.
In organizations,people use them to monitor the employees activities.
Like this, it can be used for different purposes.

Which keylogger is the best?

Sniperspy is a well known keylogger. but its not free

Ardamax keylogger is a good working keylogger and it is free.


I will write articles on "How to hack facebook,gmail etc using keyloggers" very soon.

Hope you liked it.Leave a comment if you have any doubts or suggestions.

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