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key·stroke

 (kē′strōk′)
n.
A stroke of a key, as on a computer keyboard.

key′stroke′ v.

keystroke

(ˈkiːˌstrəʊk)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a single operation of the mechanism of a typewriter or keyboard-operated typesetting machine by the action of a key

key•stroke

(ˈkiˌstroʊk)

n.
one stroke of any key on a machine operated by a keyboard, as a typewriter or computer terminal.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keystroke - the stroke of a key; one depression of a key on a keyboard; "the number of keystrokes was used as a measure of work"
stroke - a single complete movement
Translations

keystroke

[ˈkiːstrəʊk] Npulsación f (de la tecla)

keystroke

[ˈkiːstrəʊk] ncaractère m saisi
the number of keystrokes → le nombre de caractères entrés or saisis

keystroke

[ˈkiːˌstrəʊk] n (on keyboard) → battuta
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Once installed, the keylogger records all keystrokes, and then e-mails the information and other data to the computer hacker.
has announced that they have released a new version of ShortKeys software, their keystrokes for Windows program with additions and changes that make the program easier to use and more efficient than ever before.
OTC: SFORD) said that it has received an official notice of allowance from the United States Patent Office stating that a second patent application titled "Methods and apparatus for securing keystrokes from being intercepted between the keyboard and a browser" has been approved for issuance.
The researchers said that the infected victim sends all recorded keystrokes to the covert acoustical mesh network while the infected drones forward the keystroke information inside the covert network till the attacker is reached.
Keylogging software captures a user's keystrokes to gain access to account and password information and subsequently, their online accounts.
A predator could be spotted within 10 keystrokes depending on the speed and rhythm they use on the keyboard following a breakthrough in cybercrime technology.
The subsequent analysis demonstrated that the entire input stream (including erroneous keystrokes and the keystrokes used to correct errors) can be included in the evaluation of performance with a text entry device or text entry rate enhancement method.
Internet users have characteristic patterns of how they time their keystrokes, browse Web sites, and write messages for posting on online bulletin boards.
Back in the late '60s to late '80s, producing a page of magazine copy went something like this: the writer would shuttle clean copy from a typewriter to the typesetter, who would re-type the very same copy on a high-powered gadget, like the Compugraphic 8600, along with a bunch of other keystrokes for code defining type-style, column width, space between lines and the like.
2) -- Look for hardware keyloggers, which are small devices about the size of an AA battery that are plugged in-line with your keyboard in order to record your keystrokes.
Most authentication systems require the user to remember to execute specific keystrokes to lock the system or rely on timeouts.