Beware of Keyloggers – This is How Hackers Crack Accounts

The supposedly big hurdle for hackers when accessing accounts such as email, Facebook, online banking and so on is the password. However, the password for digital burglars seems to be no big deal anymore. Passwords can be spied out via so-called keyloggers. A keylogger is software that records the keystrokes and thus the string of the password.

The keylogging software is installed on the PC that the attacker wants to spy on. Frequently, keyloggers are also manually installed by people from the inner circle of the victim with the intent of secret surveillance.

The Keystrokes can be sent to the hacker online for example via Email. When the sent protocol is evaluated, sensitive data and passwords from platforms, banking software or e-mail accounts can get into the hacker’s hands.

Keylogger – What is Forbidden?

The software itself is not prohibited. A user can easily download a keylogger program. However, you come in conflict with the law when the software is…

Original published: 2019-03-13 16:55:56 Read the full Singapore News here


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