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Re: Q: Does an "on screen keyboard" exist for *nix?



on Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 03:08:53PM +0100, Andreas Maresch (andreas.maresch@energieag.at) wrote:
> Hallo there!
> 
> I want to create a _very_ secure environment (in my case: an encrypted
> disk to store all my passwords. The creation of a encrypted disk is
> very easy. But i miss a secure way to enter the password).  Since key
> loggers become more and  more common passwords typed in via keyboards
> are no longer save.  The least expensive and easiest way to circumvent
> such key loggers would be to display a keyboard on the screen (with a
> random key map, for the case that the mouse events are logged) and
> enter your password via the mouse.  There is a similar tool in Windows
> (intended for disabled people), but it doesn t support random key maps
> (disabled people usually have no use for random key maps).

Please set your mailer/editor linewrap to 68-75 characters.  I strongly
recommend 72 as a good default.

Thank you.

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