What is a Keylogger? Why is it so Dangerous?
by Jeandre de Beer
All of us have heard about viruses and malware – but not many of us knows exactly what a keylogger is and why you should do everything possible to protect yourself from this.
A keylogger is a piece of software — or a hardware device — that logs every key you press on your keyboard. It can capture personal messages, passwords, credit card numbers, and everything else you type.
Keyloggers are usually installed by malware programs and the idea is to get your personal information and credit card details.
How a Keylogger Would Get On Your Computer