Reply to post: Re: Key Strikes Yes - Letters NO

Windows 10's 'built-in keylogger'? Ha ha, says Microsoft – no, it just monitors your typing

heyrick Silver badge

Re: Key Strikes Yes - Letters NO

"but I do not see the need to store or collect the individual letter keys."

Didn't it say it was for autocomplete?

As for passwords, this might depend upon what level of the UI is involved in the data collection, and how much access the OS has to parts of the UI - specifically if the input is being directed to an icon that is masking what is being typed, as much password icons do.

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