2 MINUTES ON… Keyloggers: invisible threat

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The recent attempted robbery of £220 million from the Sumitomo Mitsui Bank in London last month has brought the problem of spyware and keyloggers into sharp relief.

Keyloggers are designed to record keystrokes, and it was this malware that played a crucial part in the criminals' plan to siphon off nearly a quarter of a billion pounds from the Japanese bank. Keyloggers can be hardware or software. A hardware keylogger is a dongle that connects between ...

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