Defeat Keyloggers With Virtual Keyboard Extension for Google Chrome

Virtual keyboard is an extension for Google Chrome developed by Google to help users to input text in non-Latin script-based languages.

But this extension can also be used for defeat keyloggers from disclosing our login details (user names & passwords) and other sensitive information to hackers.Virtual-keyboard

Keyloggers is a small program that can log your key presses and transmit this to a hacker’s server. If you enter confidential details like passwords, credit card numbers, etc directly through your keyboard there are many chances to disclose these details to hackers.

The Virtual keyboard extension adds a virtual keyboard to text fields, password fields and text areas in Google Chrome.

It supports more than 80 different keyboard layouts and you can configure them through the options page. To switch between layouts you can use the shortcut key Ctrl+Q.

To enable or disable keyboard on all tabs, either click on the page action icon in the Omnibox or press Ctrl+Space.
You can install Virtual Keyboard from here. [For Firefox users this GreaseMonkey script may help] (Via – JkwebTalks)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.


  1. chandrashekhar

    Aug 25, 2010 at 5:44 pm

    I am already using this virtual keyboard Now. every internet user can secure from keyloggers attack.

    • Kannan

      Aug 26, 2010 at 2:50 am

      Hello Chandrashekhar, welcome here and thanks for reading.

  2. zezebel

    Aug 24, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    Thanks. I have been searching for something like this this virtual keyboards. Will check them out later.

  3. Sathish @ TechieMania

    Aug 24, 2010 at 8:34 am

    I don’t get it. How can we use this to defeat WordPress hackers? Enlighten me

    • Kannan

      Aug 24, 2010 at 10:03 am

      defeat keyloggers in some extend…

  4. Loy

    Aug 24, 2010 at 7:10 am

    Thanks for sharing and I am sure it would be very useful for all internet users.

  5. aatif

    Aug 24, 2010 at 6:31 am

    nice information , great extension will check this .

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