logKext 2.3

Command line based and open source keylogger that starts automatically at login and runs in the background to stealthily record all key strokes to a log that you can review later on
If you're a parent and you want to make that you kids are doing their homework and not wasting time on your Mac while you're away, chatting with their friends or playing games, you can use a keylogger to keep up with what they're doing when you're out and about.

One such utility, designed to make it as easy as possible for any parent to track their kids' computer usage, is logKext, a command line based and open source keylogger that starts automatically at login and runs in the background to stealthily record all key strokes to a log that you can review later on.

Once you install and configure logKext, with the help of the README available HERE, the keylogger will being running in the background to avoid detection so that your kids don't have any idea they're being supervised.

In order to overview what logKext has been recording while you were away, you will have to open a Terminal window and tun the LogKextClient program, an interactive and simple to use command-line interface designed to enable you to control and adjust the keylogger's settings with ease.

The most important thing LogKextClient can help you do is to open the keystroke log. To do this, you have to use the "open" command which tells the keylogger to save a plain text copy of the log to your Mac's desktop. This text file can be opened using any text editor you have at hand and makes it simple for you to see what people that have been using your Mac have been typing. Additionally, for a list of all available commands, you can type "help" and hit the RETURN key.

Taking all said in consideration, logKext will make your life easier when having to monitor your youngsters computer usage habits, with the help of its capability to automatically record key strokes and save them to a log.

Reviewed by , last updated on August 7th, 2013


file size:
94 KB
price:
FREE!
license type:
Apache 
developed by:
Barden
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.4 or later
binary format:
Universal Binary
category:
Home \ Security
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