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Re: Security while using WiFi while cruising

Someone correct me if I'm wrong because I'm no expert...
Cutting and pasting passwords that are pre-typed and stored somewhere (thumb drive or online storage) will stop keystroke loggers from getting the information.
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Re: Security while using WiFi while cruising

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Someone correct me if I'm wrong because I'm no expert...
Cutting and pasting passwords that are pre-typed and stored somewhere (thumb drive or online storage) will stop keystroke loggers from getting the information.
That will indeed stop a keylogger. But, if it's a software keylogger, odds are that it has full access to your system (so it's a rootkit, not just a keylogger). It could be watching the entire screen, or grabbing clipboard contents...
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