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Old 11-24-2007, 06:15 AM   #1
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Surveillance software


Can anyone recommend Linux compatible surveillance software that would record keystroke history, chatrom conversation etc. Thanks.
 
Old 11-24-2007, 01:22 PM   #2
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A quick search for a "keylogger" shows the program lkl.
Package: lkl
Priority: optional
Section: utils
Installed-Size: 124
Maintainer: Jean-Michel Kelbert <kelbert@debian.org>
Architecture: i386
Version: 0.1.1-1
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-21)
Filename: pool/main/l/lkl/lkl_0.1.1-1_i386.deb
Size: 10146
MD5sum: fed5f8c3a688287cfdc28a8e84237832
SHA1: 4f3e059d858918734c99c24ad18e12ca34e8d802
SHA256: b9885ee19fc35f9043eb8526c49b2c44fb6fa9d7c72fe971269d7e815f7e737b
Description: userspace keylogger for x86 architecture
LKL is a userspace keylogger that runs under Linux on the x86
architechture. LKL sniffs and logs everything that passes through the
hardware keyboard port (0x60). It translates keycodes to ASCII with a
keymap file.
Tag: hardware::input:keyboard, network::server, role:rogram
 
Old 11-24-2007, 01:50 PM   #3
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What is the purpose of this question? I can think of only malicious ones. Unless there is some legitimate purpose which you cam explain, please do not discuss 3v1l h@x0rz topics here.
 
Old 11-25-2007, 10:20 PM   #4
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If he has access to the machine then to me it seems as though the purpose might be personal. If the intent were more than that I would think he would probably know about key loggers? Either way if he doesn't even know what a key logger is then I'm sure there is no threat. I agree that posting a legitimate reason would have been a bit better, but either way....seriously? I understand where you are coming from, but black hat I'm pretty sure he is not.
 
Old 11-25-2007, 10:59 PM   #5
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could be a parent looking to track his kids usage for safety.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 12:11 AM   #6
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The kids probably have a better understanding of keyloggers and stuff than this guy does. In most schools there is a pretty smart computer kid. Once that kid finds the "trail" on his system he tells his friends and soon everyone in the school knows. If one's kids find the spy, they will either just bypass it, or raise a shet storm (rightfully). If one is concerned about a child's computer usage just make it a rule that they have to have parental supervision. Using spy software is the same as tapping the child's phone.

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Old 11-26-2007, 02:25 AM   #7
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Think of it as automated parental supervision. Besides, not all kids are computer sharp. Most people just use it for email/im/games etc (adults or kids). Kids may be more used to Tech in general, but only as users. Not that many go under the hood.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 02:51 AM   #8
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You're probably right. Tools for spotting possible dodgy behaviour in chat logs and so on is a fair topic. I'm not convinced about keyloggers though!

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Old 11-26-2007, 02:19 PM   #9
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As long as the children know it is there it is one thing, if not, it is not just automated parental supervision. I have seen things like this spread through three schools here in the last two years (6th grade and below). It really only takes one kid to find it and then the knowledge spreads like wildfire, even from school to school. The kids react in basically one of two ways. They find out how to bypass it and say nothing, or they explode about their parents spying on them(rightfully). However they react, one should think about what one is doing and the consequences of those actions.

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