Sunday, November 21, 2010

How to secure your system from Keyloggers


Now a days keylogger is major problem for all.  So we should learn to secure our computer from keylogger.    This article will help for ethical hackers or who want to protect their pc.


What is Keylogger?


Keylogger is one of spyware which will what type you through the keyboard and send it to hacker who send the keylogger. Hackers mainly use keyloggers to steal your passwords, credit card numbers and other confidential data.  So whenever you type the username and password in gmail,online banking sites, it will send the username and password to hacker. 







How to Protect?



In order to provide security for your system,you must have


Good AntiVirus:
This is basic and best step to protect your system from keylogger.  So buy a licensed and best antivirus which is currently in market.  My suggestion is Kaspersky, Norton or Mcafee.  Don't forget to update regularly.
Note: Don't use trial or cracked pack ,it is worthless to use.

Good Spyware:
Since keyloggers are basically spywares, if you are a frequent user of Internet then you could be exposed to thousands of keyloggers and spywares. So you should use a good antispyware such as NoAdware.




Antilogger can be Handy

Antiloggers are programs that detect the presence of keyloggers on a given computer. Zemana Antilogger is the best antilogger.

Online Scanning

When ever you receive a suspicious file, you scan it with online scanners such as Multi engine antivirus scanner which scans your file with 24 antivirus engines and reports it back to you if the file is recognized as a virus or spyware. This ensures that none of the malicious programs can escape from being detected as there are 24 different antivirus engines are involved in the scanning process.

Keyscrambler

Keyscrambler is one of the best protection against keyloggers that you can have, Keyscrambler is a small program which encrypts your typed keystrokes so even if the victim has installed a keylogger on your system, he or she will get encrypted keys. Keyscrambler currently supports Firefox, Internet explorer and other applications, however its premium version supports more than 160 applications

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