- Keylogger is a program or say malware that monitors and records the key presses of users on the keyboard.
- It tracks the information and sends it to the intruder who is responsible for placing the keylogger on the target’s PC in the first place. It infects the computer which comes in touch with the infected computer.
- Cybercriminals use keyloggers to steal personal and enterprise data.
- Keyloggers can also be used for the inspection of the work that is carried out by the employees of a company. It can be used to monitor the employee’s prolificacy, put a stop to data breaches, and prevent illegal activities.
- This technology can also be used by parents to monitor or inspect their children’s computer activity and protect them from cyber criminals or other cyber dangers.
Types of keyloggers:-
Software keyloggers are programs that monitor and record all the keystrokes by the target. It is a program that is undetectable and invisible to your target, and you can monitor all the data without getting noticed.
Hardware keyloggers are the hardware devices connected to the target’s keyboard. You don’t have to install programs on the target’s PC but it can be easily detected by the target.
In the intro part, I have given a glimpse of what are keyloggers and how it works. Now I will tell you what are the top 8 keyloggers and how you can install them.
Clever Control Keylogger:-
Clever control is a cloud-based employee monitoring program or say keylogger. It can monitor and save the user’s data on the servers and stream the host’s webcam on the user’s screen. Users can see the host’s computer screen live
It can track & record key presses including internet surfing activity. This Keylogger can also monitor what users copy, and print, and what kind of applications or programs they run. It can track and record surrounding sounds from the host’s webcam.
All the host’s data is saved on the servers and the user can access the data
easily using their online accounts.
It can also be used for personal use. However, if you are willing to put money into
this program you won’t be disappointed.
- Spyrix keylogger is a program that monitors and records all the keystrokes on the target’s PC.
- It is a cloud-based program and all the Targets information is saved on the server and can be remotely accessed using an online account.
- Spyrix keylogger takes screenshots of the target’s PC and uploads it to the server. It also monitors the applications or programs that are used by Target.
- You can also remotely uninstall the keylogger without any physical access to the target’s PC.
- Spyrix keylogger gives you control over the printer and removable drives. On top of that, you can access it for free.
Here is the download link for Spyrix Keylogger(Windows Version):-Download Spyrix
Here is the download link for Spyrix Keylogger(macOS version):-Download Spyrix (macOS)
All the above keyloggers have their unique functionality.
As for NetBull keylogger, it can recover usernames and passwords from browsers on the host’s PC. It can silently monitor social messages, chats, and emails, record texts copied, and monitor applications
bypassing firewalls and antivirus software.
The amazing user interface makes it easy to use, and access to the host’s data is very simple. you can access the host’s data logs online or you can also choose email or FTP to get the host’s data logs.
- The actual keylogger can record the key presses on the keyboard. On top of that, it can also monitor the clipboard events, running applications, and internet activity.
- The actual keylogger can access all the aforementioned data of the target and send it to the hacker’s email in the form of text or HTML.
- It is compatible with all the Windows and macOS versions and you can access it for free.
- It also gives you control over the target’s removable disks and printer.
- You can take control over the internet activity of the target’s PC and deny access to some of the websites using this keylogger.
- It can be operated in two modes:-
1. Hidden mode:- In this mode target can’t detect the program and the user stays unnoticed.
2. Visible mode:- In this mode target can able to notice the keylogger.
Here is the download link for Actual Keylogger(Windows and macOS versions):-Download Actual Keylogger
- Refog is an easy-to-use software coz of its user-friendly interface.
- It records all the web surfing history and all the recent searches.
- It also records the key presses of the target on social media websites and chats.
- Refog can monitor all the recent activities such as files that are copied, pasted, installed, etc. However, it is not free for either windows or macOS.
Here is the link to Download RefogDownload Refog
- KidInspector is a program made especially for monitoring children by their parents.
- It monitors and records all the keystrokes made by the target on social media apps and websites.
- KidInspector allows its users to view its target’s computer screen in live mode, and record videos using webcams on the target’s computer.
- It is a cloud-based program that allows users to remotely monitor the target’s PC using their online accounts.
Here is the download link to the KidInspector(for macOS and windows):-Download KidInspector
- KidLogger can be used by parents to inspect their children and it can also be used to monitor employees in a company.
- It provides a free plan with a limited number of services including taking screenshots, recording key presses, and web surfing history.
- KidLogger also monitors the applications that are used by the target and how much time they used it.
- It gives you control over the removable drives and monitors files.
Here is the download link for KidLogger(MacOS and Windows versions):-Download KidLogger
- Elite Keylogger is used to monitor and record the time and URL of web surfing history including keystroke logging.
- It also records the passwords of windows devices.
- This program monitors and records chats, emails, social media websites, and search queries. It then sends the target’s data to the user’s email or server using LAN.
- It is compatible with both Windows and macOS and has a free trial.
Here is the download link for Elite Keylogger(macOS and Windows versions):-Download Elite Keylogger
All in One Keylogger:-
- All In One Keylogger is a powerful tool that gives you access to target keystrokes, web histories, & chats.
- This application also allows users to monitor the surrounding voices and capture screenshots.
It gives you a trial for 7 days and is compatible with Windows PCs.
Here is the link to download All in one Keylogger(Windows and macOS versions):-Download All In One Keylogger