KeyScrambler 2.3.0 Released

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  1. Thankful

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    What's New in KeyScrambler 2.3.0

    * KeyScrambler Personal
    o Fixed crash in Adobe Reader 9.
    o Fixed quote keys in international keyboard layout.
    o Fixed incorrect saving of options.

    * KeyScrambler Pro - Added support for:
    o New! Zip Programs: WinZip, WinRAR, 7-Zip, TUGZip, IZArc
    o Browsers: Google Chrome
    o Password Managers: Password Agent
    o Online Poker: ChiliPoker
    o See full list (http://www.qfxsoftware.com/products.htm)

    * KeyScrambler Premium - Added support for:
    o New! Windows Credentials: Windows Logon, Domain Logon, Vista UAC prompts
    o Office Programs: WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Presentations, Microsoft Works
    o Encryption Programs: Cryptainer LE, Cypherix LE
    o New! Zip Programs: WinZip, WinRAR, 7-Zip, TUGZip, IZArc
    o Browsers: Google Chrome
    o Password Managers: Password Agent
    o Online Poker: ChiliPoker
    o See full list (http://www.qfxsoftware.com/products.htm)
     
  2. jmonge

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    thanks for the link and the info:thumb: just downloaded:thumb:
     
  3. evilscribble

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    ya i got premium. its pretty sweet ;]
     
  4. Joliet Jake

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    Using free just now, loving it.
     
  5. vijayind

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    Thanks for the update :thumb:
     
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  6. Creer

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    Hi,

    is premium version worth all $?
    I have some security software (my signature), if i should get KeyScrambler Premium too?
     
  7. emperordarius

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    If a keylogger ever bypasses your security setup(which is always possible), it'll have no chance with Keyscrambler.

    The windows logon support is great, Keyscrambler always improving:thumb::thumb:
     
  8. Niels

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    I have installed KeyScrambler free but I have a problem with it every time that I use the built in search function of Internet Explorer KeyScrambler doesn't encrypt what I typed I can see that when I look at what is written after encrypted keystrokes that is exactly what I have typed. But to make it clear I wanted to search something about Keyscrambler on a page I enter the corresponding letters on my keyboard but KeyScrambler messes it up to garbage. I can reproduce it. The weird thing is that it happens after a few times. can somebody else test it?
     
  9. vijayind

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    I am guessin its done on purpose, just like the Acrobat 9.0 bug fix where Keyscrambler was encrypting keystrokes typed into the Goto page option. This caused Acrobat to crash.

    May be IE also has a similar shortcoming.
     
  10. Creer

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    Ok thanks, so KeyScrambler it is a software "you should have".

    I have another question, if i buy version Pro or Premium 2.3, and than i.e. after 1yr or 3yrs, will be relased new version of the KeyScrambler, than i will get free update/upgrade or not?
     
  11. emperordarius

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    The FAQ says:

    Q: Do I have to pay for KeyScrambler Pro or Premium every year, like with other security software?

    A: No, you can use the version of KeyScrambler you purchase for as long as you like without having to pay again. You will receive free upgrades for at least one year.

    Anyway, you can contact them here : http://qfxsoftware.com/Contact_Us.htm
     
  12. Creer

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    Merci emperordarius :thumb:
     
  13. Creer

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    I made some test on my machine.

    I have this software on my computer:

    Resident:
    Router with NAT,
    Avira AntiVir Personal (free),
    Online Armor Firewall v3 (paid),
    KeyScrambler Personal v2.3 (free).

    On-Demand Only:
    MBAM,
    SAS,
    PeerGuardian,
    KeePass,
    ShadowDefender.


    I'm using AKLT test ( http://www.firewallleaktester.com/aklt.htm

    Anti-KeyLogger Tester (AKLT):

    We can choose from this tests:
    1. GetKeyState,
    2. GetAsyncKeyState,
    3. GetKeyboardState,
    4. DirectX,
    5. LowLevel Hook,
    6. JournalRecord Hook,
    7. GetRawInputData,
    8. Screenshot1,
    9. Screenshot2.

    After running, one by one, Online Armor told me about danger situation with this tests:

    3. GetKeyboardState,
    4. DirectX,
    5. LowLevel Hook,
    6. JournalRecord Hook,
    7. GetRawInputData.

    When i run KeyScrambler than this tests will passed:
    1. GetKeyState,
    2. GetAsyncKeyState.

    I think it is really good software :thumb:
     
  14. Thankful

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    The last time I tested KeyScrambler against AKLT, it passed the first 7 tests.
     
  15. SystemJunkie

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    Very interesting! I appreciate this tool too.

    I wonder if it is really 100% secure. Someone could possibly intercept the scrambling procedure.
     
  16. Creer

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    Yes it is possible, but in my case OA do the almost all dirty job with test from 3 to no.7 :)

    Look here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zxn2tiAsKA
     
  17. emperordarius

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    If one day keyscrambler will be able to encrypt just about everything typed in windows and most of the programs, it will be the end of windows keyloggers (perhaps microsoft will purchase it :D)
     
  18. SystemJunkie

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    Could be true, but I think malware might corrupt keyscrambler tools at a even lower level.
    If someone would control the firmware of the keyboard for example or direct cpu interaction or bios subversion.
    For most attacks it is really one of the most powerful anti-keylogger protections hopefully we see more tools like this in future for the entire OS and maybe even beyond OS for maximum security.
     
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  19. jmonge

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    it is possible cause keylogger is not block in the first place is sitting in your hard drive and if the keylogger terminate protection will also terminate the browser so nothing to record ,but what about if the keylogger modified or alter somethingo_O?any ideaso_O?
     
  20. SystemJunkie

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    The keylogger wouldn´t be the first problem, the first problem could be a sophisticated rootkit, that probably could corrupt keyscrambler or would place itself at a lower level then keyscrambler driver.
    The same thing happened to some firewalls, intruders only replaced the firewall icon and exe with a dummy
    and the user first didn´t notice that the firewall was already replaced by malware, as second step they unhooked all ring3 hooks of e.g. comodo firewall so keyloggers could restart recording your keystrokes, thats why comodo has a diagnostics check, the only firewall I know with such a selfrepair ability. Now we have a extra layer with keyscrambler but how long? Hopefully for a long time.

    BTW I assume that many linux users miss keyscrambler on their os, every os should have such a cool tool.
    I can´t believe that linux is free from keyloggers so with keyscrambler windows seems to be more safe or at
    least it feels safer in terms of keylogging and anti-keylogging.
     
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  21. nikonmama

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    I have a question. I have been using keyscrambler personal for a while now and I have been debating about purchasing one of the paid versions. Are there any opinions on if it is money well spent or if the free version will be just fine.
     
  22. MeFer

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    http://www.qfxsoftware.com/products.htm
     
  23. nikonmama

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    Thank you. I have seen the comparison chart in my researching. I was just wondering if anyone who has used both the free and paid versions has any imput :)
     
  24. farmerlee

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    I use the pro version as there are times when i may need to enter personal details into an email or im and it helps add that little extra bit of protection. You have to ask yourself if you really need the extra cover the paid versions have or not.
     
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    I wonder why they need to, or even can, specifically address each program on a one-by-one basis? o_O You would think that based on the nature of the protection - ie. protecting at such a deep level, that all software and all keystrokes would automatically be protected by default? You would think that to make the protection so thorough, they wouldn't even have the option of saying "Let's protect Firefox, but not Office. Protect this, but not that." You would think, either protect the entire system, or protect nothing. Does my question make sense? I'm obviously not a programmer. :)
     
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