On screen keyboard

  muddypaws 20:10 15 Jul 2005

Is the theory correct that using an on screen keyboard prevents spy keylogging ie when using banking sites?

  CurlyWhirly 20:36 15 Jul 2005

I thought this but was told that some sophisticated keyloggers can even take screenshots!

I think I read somewhere that the best way is to type the letters or numbers in the wrong order and then re-arrange them into the correct order but I could never work out how to do it.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:59 15 Jul 2005

Your chances of someone hacking your computer is virtually nil.

Your chances of someone installing a keylogger that, a) actually works and b) accurately reports back to a remote receiver/computer and c) has the sense to realise that you change IP addresses each time you connect to the net, are less than nil.

In the unlikely situation that you were 'hacked' (AFAIK this has never happened on a home computer) your bank will refund you double-quick.

Bank sites are extremely secure so there is no need to have this paranoid nonsense about disguising entries....please.


  muddypaws 21:03 15 Jul 2005

Sorry- I was just asking a simple question.
I am not paranoid about it and I'm aware of the improbabilities.

  VoG II 21:13 15 Jul 2005

The answer to your question is 'yes' - probably.

  muddypaws 21:18 15 Jul 2005

Thanks. I will assume a definite maybe in that case!
Cheers. muddypaws.

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