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Spyware is becoming a tool of domestic abuse, according to security researchers. Privacy-invading software packages are most commonly associated with surreptitiously snooping on victims to find out the passwords they use for online banking sites or bombarding them with invasive pop-up ads. But spyware can also be used as a …


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  1. Nick Pettefar

    Are selling keyloggers! PS/2 and USB for £34 and $50 respectively, although that may not be the best word to use... Look for "Thumbs Up Key Shark- Logs all character inputs." They even offer you insurance for it - in case you can't get it back?

    Whatever is this world coming to? I thought I'd have to search in the back pages of a dodgy magazine to buy such stuff to get my partner's online secret Id data, but no! Good old Amazon are happy to send me it, post free.

  2. TrixyB

    @ Nick

    Great work! That's amazing!

  3. Anonymous Coward

    And you know because...?

    Or do we not want to know?

  4. Anonymous Coward

    @Nick & TrixyB

    Who do you think you are fooling? You two clowns sound like Captain Renault in Casablanca when he exclaims, "I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!"

    Free keylogging software has been available for decades.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Re: @Nick & TrixyB

    I think Nick is talking about key logging hardware, not software.

  6. Scott
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    Available ...yes

    Somewhere a brain dead wife beater would be able to find it....maybe not

  7. Ruana


    Sadly, though, spouse abusers often don't fit the 'brain dead' stereotype.

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