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Anti-Keylogger for Linux

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#1 mario909


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 10:47 PM

Hello all,


I was wondering if there is a Anti-key logger for Linux. I am looking for a free version if there is one. 


Thank you.

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#2 MadmanRB



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Posted 22 September 2016 - 11:03 PM

Not really needed in linux.

Most keyloggers/malware doesnt work under linux

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 11:33 PM

Not needed. Same as anti virus, not needed.

Edited by NickAu, 22 September 2016 - 11:35 PM.

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Posted 23 September 2016 - 12:18 AM

A key-logger is just a specific type of trojan, so any AV will give you protection against contracting one.


However, as others have already said, although there are Linux specific infections, they are as rare as hen's teeth, and provided you follow safe browsing practices,  the chances of you contracting one are fairly remote.


Most people make the mistake of thinking that if they install a piece of protective software that they can browse without care, when in fact the best way to remain clear of infection is to adopt safe browsing habits.


As a member of the Malware Removal Team here and at other forums, I've seen lots of people with infections (pretty much all of them running Windows) and the things they had in common were ...


  • They all had Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware programs installed on their machines
  • They thought that because of that, that they could browse without caution.

#5 mario909

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Posted 23 September 2016 - 01:57 PM

Ok, thanks guy's for your input.


I was just curious if they made one, since I couldn't find one on Google.

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