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Old 06-10-2009, 05:22 PM   #11
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If it's one of the better key loggers, there is no way to tell it is running. ...
I daily update and run MAM and SAS, so I think they would detect any known keyloggers. But I never install anything new on Vista anyway to get infected in the first place. I only ever install Vista updates, so I cannot get infected I do not think as I only use Vista to play online games and to use softphone.
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Old 06-11-2009, 12:41 AM   #12
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I once used a keylogger called SpyBuddy that was undetectable by virus and spyware scanners.
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Old 06-11-2009, 01:14 AM   #13
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I daily update and run MAM and SAS, so I think they would detect any known keyloggers. But I never install anything new on Vista anyway to get infected in the first place. I only ever install Vista updates, so I cannot get infected I do not think as I only use Vista to play online games and to use softphone.
No software is perfect. And all you really need to get a virus now-a-days is an active internet connection. Just because you don't use anything else doesn't mean nothing else can come in.
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Old 06-11-2009, 01:34 AM   #14
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If they were detectable then they wouldn't be of much use would they?
I have one that is used in the office for the intenet accessable computer. It's not that I want anything of personal value, I just want to know where the staff is going to pick up all the viruses and trojans the computer comes up with.
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:03 AM   #15
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I dont think that running VirtualBox will prevent Keyloggers TBH. It's not a direct hardware interface... The OS is running on TOP of windows, not side by side..
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Old 06-12-2009, 04:48 AM   #16
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No software is perfect. And all you really need to get a virus now-a-days is an active internet connection. Just because you don't use anything else doesn't mean nothing else can come in.
Can you please give me an example how a virus can infect my Vista when I never install anything new, and never open an email attachment?

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I dont think that running VirtualBox will prevent Keyloggers TBH. It's not a direct hardware interface... The OS is running on TOP of windows, not side by side..
I tested this one day, using a couple of anti-keylogger testing programs, and whatever I typed into firefox in the guest Ubuntu Virtualbox session, was never detected or read by the host Vista keylogger.
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Old 06-14-2009, 03:30 PM   #17
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Can you please give me an example how a virus can infect my Vista when I never install anything new, and never open an email attachment?
Just going out on a limb here, but a friend could have put a virus on your comp unknowingly and you wouldn't have known. And it'svista how else.
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