keylogger


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key·log·ger

 (kē′lô′gər, -lŏg′ər)
n.
A software program or hardware device that records or transmits a user's keystrokes, and in some cases periodic screen shots, and is usually installed without the user's knowledge.
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keylogger

A program or piece of hardware that records every keystroke made on a computer keyboard.
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