Keyloggers are used by cybercriminals to covertly watch and record everything you type on your computer in order to harvest your log-in names, passwords, and other sensitive information, and send it on to the hackers. This may include any passwords you have asked your computer to remember for you to speed up logging in, as these are held as cookies on your machine. Internet Security with a built-in keylogger removal tool will keep you from unknowingly handing over your log-in names and passwords to internet criminals.
BullGuard Internet Security removes and detects keyloggers
A keylogger removal tool
BullGuard Internet Security is a package – or as it is called, a suite - of the security tools you need to stay safe online. Keylogger removal is an important part of our suite and the ability to remove keyloggers is vital to keeping your personal information private and not letting it get into the hands of internet criminals.
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Keyloggers - a form of spyware
Spyware removal is a key component in internet security, and the removal software is referred to as ‘antispyware’.
Good antispyware software - which is what you get with BullGuard’s Internet Security suite - will:
• Keep your data personal
• Ensure that your online identity is protected
• Be able to locate and remove all known spyware and adware
• Clean files, registry keys and cookies
How spyware infects your computer
Spyware does not directly spread in the manner of a computer virus or worm: generally, an infected system does not attempt to transmit the infection to other computers.
Instead, spyware gets on a system through deception of the user or through exploitation of software vulnerabilities. Most spyware is installed without user’s knowledge. Since users tend not to install software if they know that it will disrupt their working environment and compromise their privacy, spyware deceives you, either by piggybacking on a piece of desirable software such as LimeWire, or by tricking them into installing it as the distributor of spyware usually presents the program as a useful utility. Some rogue antispyware programs masquerade as security software.
Spyware monitors behaviour and collects information
While the term ‘spyware’ suggests software that secretly monitors the user's behaviour, the functions of spyware extend well beyond simple monitoring.
Spyware programs can collect various types of personal information, such as internet surfing habits, sites that have been visited, but can also interfere with user control of the computer in other ways, such as installing additional software, and redirecting web browser activity.
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