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In addition to the informative answer of Philipp. Key Loggers are highly appreciated by attackers, this is the gold to watch for. Many advances have been made, up to replacing a keyboard with a 'tapped' keyboard or even have a 'tapped' mouse put in place. More advanced are almost 'invisible' devices which proxy the data using bluetooth. The frustrating ...


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Keyloggers are usually programs which run in background on the users operating system. There are lots of ways to install these on the users machine. Some examples are: The attacker learns about a vulnerability in the victims web browser which allows to download and install arbitrary programs from the web, and then tricks them into visiting a website they ...


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There are electronic countermeasures you could use to foil this kind of attack, like tempest hardening, or sending out jamming signals on the frequencies that your keyboard may emanate. You could also use a soft keyboard on your screen, although screens are also vulnerable to that same kind of attack. In reality this isn't something to worry about. It is a ...


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In addition to the fact pointed by @Abbas Javan Jafari that all third-party software is verified by Apple before being put on the App Store, there is also a safety feature built into the system itself, that prevents third-party keyboards to type into password fields - when you touch a password field the system will go back to the default keyboard ...



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