Definition of keylogger in English:

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keylogger

Pronunciation: /ˈkiːlɒɡə/

noun

A computer program that records every keystroke made by a computer user, especially in order to gain fraudulent access to passwords and other confidential information.
Example sentences
  • The keylogger allows the hackers to monitor any activity on the infected machine - in effect to control the computer.
  • One of the files contained inside the Zip archive file is a keylogger which can send messages to an Indonesian email address.
  • Hackers allegedly captured the code by using key loggers that they installed on company computers.

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