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#1 Temujinn

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 06:58 AM

Hi, i have had great success in the past with advice on how to fix my PC, so I am hoping the advice on this matter will be equally as successful.

 

I am wondering if there is a free keylogger that hides its self from the task manager,that I can use for monitoring my children's usage i have attempted a few but they are visible in the task manager and I can tell by the log files that the logger was switched off. 

 

I dont need flashy screen shots or remote access, just a plain vanilla Keylogger that isnt in the Task manager, if anyone is aware of one I would be very appreciative.



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Posted 19 December 2013 - 08:06 PM

Keylogging, surveillance and monitoring programs can have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized user, business IT tech or administrator has knowingly installed them. Even a parent may use a keylogging program to record their children's online activities or a suspicious spouse might install one to keep track of their partner. It's the misuse of a keylogger (and similar software tools) that makes it's action malicious rather than the keylogger itself.

Since keylogging, surveillance and monitoring programs can have legitimate as well as malicious uses, there can be potential legal ramifications when assisting someone with installing or removing these types of programs. Even a recommendation could be construed as a gray area some attorneys would not hesitate to explore in order to seek successful litigation.

As such, most security forums will hesitate to get involved especially if the situation involves an employee/employer or domestic partner/marital dispute. Our response is not intended to imply that any specific situation invokes legal concerns, but merely that it is impossible for us to make the determination as to the computer's ownership and who has what authority in any given situation. A simple Google search should yield the information you seek without jeopardizing a staff member of the site you are asking questions.

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