The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Arts, Travel & Entertainment / Best Travel Spots/Tips


Subject:  Re: Laptop use abroad for novices Date:  11/24/2012  1:56 PM
Author:  Watty56 Number:  19104 of 21626

...I've heard of programs that store all your passwords on a USB. The program then populates the password fields of your various websites. That foils keyboard loggers. Never used such a thing, but it sounds like a good idea. ...

For other people that might know what keyboard loggers are there are at least three types;

1) A small device that can be plugged in between your keyboard and computer. It will record every key that you press.

2) A software version of this that also records all the keys that you press. It may also record all the screens from the websites that you see.

3) A hidden camera can also create a video of what you are seeing and keying. This can also get the information when you a