The practice of keystroke logging comes under scrutiny at Windows Secrets this week.
Jan Bultmann’s Best Practices column, “Companies track Web use — and keystrokes,” notes how some employers use keylogging for monitoring employee behavior on company-owned machines. And the topic comes up again in the Lounge — for use at home.
Lounge member TheWildInside inquires about the existence of legitimate keylogger programs because he has disabled family members. Forum members steer him toward a couple of apps that might be safe; they also mention legal issues. Other members recommend parental-control software that might be adaptable to TheWildInside’s purposes. More»
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The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions to which you might be able to provide responses:
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The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Kathleen Atkins is associate editor of Windows Secrets.