Security tip! Hot or not?

  f1fan 20:11 17 Mar 2005

I have been told that as an extra security measure against ‘key loggers’ etc, when entering credit card numbers or any secret passwords into websites, enter the secret data using xp’s ‘on screen keyboard'. Found in the Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Accessibility – menu

Is this true?? If it is a good idea, pass it on!!

  Lionheart ? 21:26 17 Mar 2005

Sounds good , don't know whether it is true or not though.

  Buchan 35 21:36 17 Mar 2005

I`m inclined to agree with Lionheart?

  Jaymz87 21:44 17 Mar 2005

i guess it depends on wher you got the advice from. if its from a friend you can trust, fine, but if its from somewhere like an IRC chan, dont bother

People can log things other than keystrokes as well... but if you can trust the advice, go for it.

  stalion 21:59 17 Mar 2005

not saying you should buy anything here but the only real way to be safe is as we will all probably have to install sometime an anti-keylogger program
click here

  Lionheart ? 22:02 17 Mar 2005

Found this click here

  howard60 22:22 17 Mar 2005

I am with Nationwide and they have had a mouse clicked way of entering the account number for over a year now.

  f1fan 13:22 18 Mar 2005

Thanks all, sounds quite 'hot'.

It all helps to keeps us safe on line.

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