Hacking with key logging

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I am an non IT-mother looking at putting key log software on his laptop. It's remote so I can't physically access it. Is it safe and untraceable? I worry about him. What would you recommend for a program. Will it be visible to him!

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No, its not possible, at least not easily.  You would have to physically be there for it to have any chance of being possible.

Even with that, there’s a reason why you can get fired from a job by doing this to someone.

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  • carlosdl
    Most anitivirus programs will detect a keylogger.

    It is traceable and it is unethical.

    Many people use their age as part of the usernames they create on forums or similar sites.  If this is the case, and you are 19 yo, then you are probably not wanting to spy on your son's computer, but probably on your boyfriend's.

    Even if it is really your son, since you mentioned he's on a remote place, then he is probably not a small child, and you should respect his privacy.


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  • ToddN2000
    Like Carlosdl said it is unethical. If a person is good about virus protection it will find what ever you try to install. Doing it remotely makes it even tougher and will still be caught. What is the reason for wanting to track what someone types? A lot of times people click links, have ID's and passwords remembered so the only thing a key logger would help with is keeping copies of e-mails they type for the most part. If you are looking to do this still I say there are trust issues that are more important.
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  • Kevin Beaver
    Your question is not clear. Who is "he"? What's your reasoning?
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