International Association of Engineering and Management Education (IAEME)
In cyber world the detection and prevention of malware attack is an important issue since malwares can disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems. The keylogger spyware is extremely harmful for system which are used in daily transaction processes. The keylogger records the key strokes pressed by system user and stores them in a log file and the spyware email this log file to the malicious user. Hence it is important to protect form these attacks. In this paper, the authors propose a method for detecting and preventing keylogger spyware attack.