keylogging


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keylogging

(ˈkiːˌlɒɡɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) the practice of covertly recording and monitoring keystrokes made on a remote computer, typically using a dedicated software application or piece of implanted hardware
ˈkeyˌlogger n
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S-FTP brute force is dangerous as it is a method to drop malware, which presents a wide range of disruptive options, including escalation of privilege, keylogging or other forms of surveillance and network traversal.
Kaspersky Labs researchers said that the malware has credential stealing, keylogging, screen recording, SMS interception, payment card and financial information stealing features.
Also, a virtual keyboard enabling users to enter a password with clicks of the mouse instead of using a physical keyboard, protecting against possible keylogging when using the drive on other computers.
The second feature, a virtual keyboard, enables users to enter a password with clicks of the mouse instead of using a physical keyboard, thereby providing a greater level of protection against any possible keylogging when using D300S on other computers.
We deeply regret using keylogging software to capture messages you considered sending but decided not to, then sold them to the intended almost-recipient.
Besides employing social engineering tactics and setting up phishing websites, hackers and cybercriminals make use of keylogging apps to steal passwords and confidential information.
This means that it takes touch data into account for keylogging. As mentioned above, the keylogger functionality seems to be still under development as currently there is no method for sending the logs to the server.
The malware also has keylogging capabilities that can pose serious security problems, a source said.
The technologies now being used for private stalking - GPS tracking, keylogging, microphone-hijacking and spy cameras - were often themselves developed and deployed by governments for espionage or public surveillance.
Pegasus is a full-featured espionage platform developed by Israel-based NSO Group; it performs keylogging, screenshot capture, live audio and video capture, remote control of the malware via SMS messaging, and data exfiltration from common applications including WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook, Twitter, and Viber.
Some key findings specific to the financial industry include: 36.2% susceptibility to TrickBot attacks, which use customized redirection attacks to leverage HTML or JavaScript injections as a victim visits a financial institution online; and 30.6% susceptibility to Ursnif attacks, which deliver malware via Word docs and macros, to steal victim information, from banking and credit card credentials via man-in-the-browser attacks, keylogging, or screenshot capture.
Or it could mean that 'private area' is behind the GitHub login pages and some sort of compromise of GitHub must have occurred, most likely by credential stuffing or keylogging."