Curse of the keystroke loggers who cost businesses 1bn a year


IT SOUNDS like some sort of cynical joke conjured up by a pack of IT hacks out for mischief. Or a piece of hi tech urban myth, one of many circulating in cyberspace.

But a growing number of business victims are unwittingly falling foul of an insidious online practice known as laptop keystroke logging. Or keylogging for short.

It's now the fastest growing white collar criminal act in Scotland and the rest of the UK. Forrester Research shows keylogging rose by 65% in 2005, and is expected to be significantly above that this year. Scotsman.com Business - Curse of the keystroke loggers who cost businesses 1bn a year

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