Award Keylogger can enable furtive supervision and tracing of real time activities performed by users on a machine with this software installed. Through this tool, you can easily monitor activities such as application windows opened, every key pressed and websites visited as well as emails sent and received. Even Internet chats are also monitors along with executed application with matching screenshots. Through the Award Keylogger, you can become competent in viewing the list of running processes. You can also terminate undesirable ones.
Award Keylogger can trace and record all user activity in log files. This information can be converted to HTML format for suitable viewing on your Web browser. It can also be converted to MHT file for analysis. This provides you with the ability to identify the time users spent using certain programs, including sites visited, all typed characters in emails or chats sessions as well as the time spent on the Internet.
There are other Keylogger applications. These are also computer programs used to trace keystrokes done on monitored computers by its users. It is noted that this program has been proven to be very vital to both legal and illegal users of the computer. For legal users, keylogger programs are important because it helps them gain necessary information about how users of monitored PCs use these machines, especially office computers or machines shared by a group of people. These applications remain unseen by users since it runs in the background.
Once your keystrokes are recorded in log files, these files are then concealed for later recovery. People assigned to monitor these public or office computers can then vigilantly review the information to determine if a person among the group use the machines for unscrupulous activities or if they just waste valuable computing time without doing anything productive for the group.
Keyloggers come in two categories. The first one are hardware-based keyloggers. The second category includes software-based keyloggers.
Hardware-based keyloggers are more difficult to remove and even harder to identify. As for software-based keyloggers, they are easy to detect and eliminate from the computer. For all you know, your keyboard can contain a keylogger chip and everything you type is being documented into a flash memory in your keyboard.
Keyloggers have become one of the most dominant and influential programs employed for collecting information in a world where encrypted traffic is increasingly becoming a common tool. As keyloggers become more sophisticated, the capability to identify them becomes more complex. They can go against a user's privacy for months or even years - devoid of being detected.
Still, there are people who take advantage of new technology to victimize others. With the ability to gather data without being noticed by users, keyloggers can be used for information theft or to misuse personal identifiable information, not to mention financial data and other confidential data and files.
However, when used ethically, the Award Keylogger application can provide businesspeople a means to minimize the risks of them being involved in crimes or illegal activities they do not know are being committed by their employees and subcontractors with the use of their office computers. Also, these keyloggers can be very helpful in assessing the productivity and commitment of their employees in working while on the job.