A keylogger can be also a small hardware device that is usually placed between the keyboard’s plug and the computer’s keyboard port. This type of keylogger is designed to work with PS/2 keyboards, and now with USB keyboards also. A hardware keylogger records all keystrokes and saves them into its own memory. Such a device does not need a software or driver to run itself and works independently. However, this keylogger cannot take screenshots and can be found easily if a detailed inspection is taken.
An internet user can get these keyloggers through an online matchmaking websites and the reason why most of the malicious softwares are on these kinds of websites is because they are visited the most by every person in the world. A user can get a keylogge by receiving a file from a hacker which might look useful to you. Malicious keyloggers often are installed by other parasites like Trojans, backdoors, viruses or even spyware. They get into the system without user knowledge and affect everybody who uses a compromised computer. Such keyloggers are impossible to uninstall as they don’t have any uninstallers or the hacker only has the privilege of doing that. This malicious software can run itself only on computers running Microsoft Windows operating system. These keyloggers run in the background when your computer is turned on and is invisible and cannot be detected by an anti-virus software.
Use of keylogger softwares can be positively used for parents to keep check on their children, in internet café’s, school classes, administrator of the computer or in an organization to make sure that no illegal activity is being done through a computer. Softwares like “Family Keylogger” or “Perfect Keylogger” enables the user to keep a check on the activity of a particular computer. These keyloggers are only accessible by entering a password and can only be operated or uninstalled by a user who knows the password otherwise you can fiddle with it for hours and it won’t give you any results.
A keylogger work in such a way that usually anti-virus softwares can’t even detect them
that is why there are online resources such as http://www.2-spyware.com/keyloggers-removal will help the user to get rid of keylogger softwares from a computer or www.2-Spyware.com, which provide manual scan of keylogger. This keylogger remover gives the instructions to delete the files, registry entries, directories, and other objects that belong to a parasite. Some of the softwares can be downloaded from the internet that paralyzes the functionality of keylogger disabling or uninstalling it.