Is It Legal To Use A Keylogger? The Uses Of Computer Monitoring Software

This is a guest post written by Lewis Waller of Gecko Monitor. The views expressed herein are those of the author and may not necessarily reflect the views of this site.

There are many reasons someone might want to use computer monitoring software (sometimes referred to as a keylogger) and over the years, because of the way they work, they have acquired a malicious reputation. This of course, could be true, but as with a lot of things it’s not the thing itself that’s malicious or dangerous but the way you put it to use.

There are a multitude of uses for computer monitoring software but I’m going to start off by answering the title question – Is using one legal? Firstly, laws obviously vary from state to state and country to country. That being said, the following laws will usually apply; You may use a keylogger/computer monitoring software if: Continue reading

Review of iKeyGuard – A feature-rich keylogger and monitor for iOS

iKeyGuard is a jailbreak only program that allows for key logging on the iPhone. While most people typically don’t think of security when they pick up a smartphone, this app should give you pause and make you think twice before using an iPhone. If you’ve ever wondered whether or not there is a keylogger for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, now you know that there is.

For those of you who actually don’t know what a keylogger is: Keyloggers are programs that run in the background on your computer and tap anything and everything that is ever typed on your machine and document it in the form of a log. Continue reading

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