Keylogging programs gain sophistication
Thursday, March 15th, 2007
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
A keylogging program captures what you type on your keyboard and emails it to someone who's up to no good.
According to virtual keyboards provide zero protection, by John C. Sharp, founder of security firm Authentium, state-of-the-art keylogging programs take screenshots with each mouse-click, thereby rendering password systems like TreasuryDirect's vulnerable.