They do their nasty work by stealthily monitoring your keystrokes as you type. They then send a digital “copy” of your keystrokes “back home” to a hacker.
Once he has your stolen info in hand, the hacker can easily use it to steal your identity or log in to to your financial accounts and steal your money.
A thorough malware scan and removal process like the one detailed in this post can remove most keyloggers from your system, but some of the newer keylogger malware out there can be very hard to detect and remove.
That’s why it’s always good to have a second layer of protection against this insidious form of malware running on your PC at all times. [Read more…]