Definition of keylogging in English:

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keylogging

Pronunciation: /ˈkēläɡiNG/

noun

The use of a computer program to record every keystroke made by a computer user, especially in order to gain fraudulent access to passwords and other confidential information.
Example sentences
  • The eavesdropping charges arose from his use of keylogging software to spy on victims' net activities in 2000.
  • Those wanting to steal account details from a personal computer can purchase an extraordinary range of keylogging devices.
  • The hackers managed to infiltrate the system with sophisticated keylogging software that would have enabled them to track every button pressed on computer keyboards.

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Syllabification: key·log·ging

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