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2-15-2008 @ 9:06AM
Pro tip: Use "Remember Username"Even if your password is snapped up, a keylogger won't be able to see your username.
2-15-2008 @ 9:38AM
Useless tip, not a pro tip, I'm afraid. Had a look at the WoW directory structure, specifically what's under WTF/Accounts?Your username.Your keylogger wouldn't even have to log any keys to get your username.
2-15-2008 @ 9:47AM
@Nav - how would a KEYLOGGER scan your directory to read file names? Keeping your username remembered is absolutely one of the best things you can do to prevent this from happening.
2-15-2008 @ 9:53AM
Dude, is this a joke? The keyloggers here are just bits of software, not hardware keyloggers (which wouldn't be able to do this). It's trivial to write a piece of code to dump your directory structure, and get names and contents of any files wanted (provided there's permissions, which there will be for any WoW related files if you're on the account that plays the game).Just because it's called a keylogger doesn't mean all it does is log keys.
2-15-2008 @ 2:53PM
@navKeylogging would need to log your keystrokes, as your password is not saved anywhere. And getting hardware keystrokes logged is the easiest and most practical way to log your username and password. Having a program first check your registery for wow folders, then go into those folders, to pick up usernames AND then log your password is a far more complex program then simply picking up your keystrokes.
2-15-2008 @ 5:40PM
@ MatsAll it would take it an extra 3-7 lines added into the program. It owuldn't make the program "more complex" at all, it's quite easy to do, in fact.What about a quick thing like:dir "%PROGRAM_FILES%\World of Warcraft\WTF\Accounts" /adThat would do a quick list of all the account names, and that was one DOS command.
2-15-2008 @ 7:41PM
@Shastarian Well, anyone with that code would fail hacking me, seeing I don't have wow store in Program files, and anyone with a non-english version of Windows would not either. On top of that the more you add in that sort of code, the easier for it is for a virus program to detect it. The smaller and less functions the keylogging program has, the better it is.
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