Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

Keyloggers are a serious security threat that can be extremely harmful to both businesses and consumers. Current mechanisms do not provide adequate protection to the user from these threats. It discusses a solution that helps users mitigate the keylogging threat and show how GuardedID can prevent the information leakage to current as well as future keyloggers. Though PC users are worried about spyware that tracks web site visits, and crashes their PCs, there are more insidious threats out there. A more powerful breed of spyware can log keystrokes (including passwords and credit card numbers) and send that information to criminals. This type of software is called a keylogger.