WSA IdentityShield still does not protect with Swedish keyboard

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  1. shadek

    shadek Registered Member

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    I, just for fun, tested the IdentityShield against Zemanas antikeylogger test program.

    It seems WSA protects my browser perfectly fine as long as I use english-specific letters. But as soon as I use Swedish letters, such as Å Ä and Ö, Zemana records them. It's the same with all characters such as ' ? % & et cetera.

    For the record, some of my passwords contain special characters, which are not protected according to this little test.

    Is there any way WSA will add full support for Swedish keyboard layout in the future?
     
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  2. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    Finnish too I guess as they also use Å Ä Ö. :)

    Edit: maybe also Estonian I think, plus others perhaps.....
     
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    You have a Swedish keyboard layout as well, don't you SweX? :) You see the same issue?
     
  4. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    Yes I do have a Swedish layout, but I can't check if I would experience the same issue, as I don't use WSA at the moment :)
     
  5. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    WSA will protect alphanumeric characters - language specific characters are often handled like control characters to the OS and produce a myriad of problems when removed from the system by WSA (the inability to use the control/alt keys, etc.)

    Therefore, as long as your password is not entirely non-alphanumeric characters (which would be very peculiar), you're still protected, and you won't experience any incompatibilities with your keystroke entry.
     
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    Off topic post removed.
     
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