StrikeForce Makes Keystrokes Invisible ToHackers
EDISON, N.J. - (08/03/05) -- StrikeForce Technologies, whichproviders anti-hacking software, said Tuesday it has introduced thefirst anti-keylogging technology for financial institutions toprovide safe online customer interactions and help prevent identitytheft. The solution, GuardedID, encrypts data at the keystroke,bypassing the multiple communication areas vulnerable tokeyloggers; the operating system kernal, keyboard driver andmessaging service, all of which communicate to the Web browser.Hackers' programs lay in wait there to capture keystrokes revealingsensitive data, including user names, passwords, accountinformation and Social Security numbers. Keylogging toolsconfronting sites with GuardedID will draw a blank: either an emptypage or a series of useless 'tab' keys. StrikeForce's suite ofidentity solutions, including a two-factor authentication tool, isused by banks, credit unions and online merchants to preventidentity theft.