Keystroke logging

action of recording the keys struck on a keyboard

A keylogger is a piece of software or computer hardware which records keystrokes on a computer[1]. Its most common use is in spyware to obtain passwords and credit card details. The government sometimes uses keyloggers to break encryption and to spy on wrong-doers.

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  1. EN What is a keylogger? The working principles, main features and use cases, keylogger.org