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Protecting Yourself From Keylogging Thieves

Monty Solomon (
Tue, 28 Feb 2006 22:49:35 -0500

The New York Times
February 27, 2006

The network security firm Sophos estimates that an unprotected
computer has a 40 percent chance of being infected by a malicious worm
within 10 minutes of being connected to the Internet. After an hour,
the odds rise to 94 percent.

That's reason enough to keep up to date with operating system patches,
invest in a solid antivirus program and use a basic firewall. But even
with those measures in place, malicious code - including a keylogger -
can sometimes find its way onto your computer.

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