KeyScrambler Personal

KeyScrambler Personal

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  • Date Added:
    August 27, 2008
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  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review


This browser add-on protects your usernames and passwords from keyloggers, but its quirks limit its effectiveness. KeyScrambler Personal's small dialog box interface is invoked from a tray icon. This utility encrypts keystrokes at the kernel level. It's automatically invoked when it detects typing in select browser username and password input boxes. As you type your password, the program displays the random characters that a keylogger would detect, but the correct characters are entered. A hot key easily starts and kills the encryption, and the registered version encrypts other security fields such as credit card numbers.

Though advertised for Internet Explorer and Firefox, our testers gave up using the add-on in Firefox 2. The tray icon would not display unless IE was started. The floating display often disappeared during typing. Under Firefox, standard username input boxes wouldn't invoke KeyScrambler Personal. IE suffered from none of these problems. If you fear a keylogger is after your username and password and you use IE as your sole browser, this freeware encrypter will prove handy. Otherwise, look for a more robust utility.

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1 stars

"Keyscrambler Not compatible with IE11...!"

April 24, 2014  |  By scottls59901

 |  Version: KeyScrambler Personal


It's free, but you get what you didn't pay for!


Frequently after closing IE11, the taskbar icon stays green, and anything you type in Any search box is encrypted gibberish...

I end having to open/close FireFox to turn it off.

I contacted KS support, but they were unable to help.


I also tried SpyShelter free/paid Trial, and they wouldn't encrypt in FireFox!-
SS support said it may be my Kaspersky AV?

I may end up having to reinstall KS, as it protected me from 4 rootkit Trojans ( later removed by MBAM anti-rootkit beta)!?

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4 stars

"Good software"

November 30, 2013  |  By Ahmedshawon92

 |  Version: KeyScrambler Personal


-Little software
-I can see keystroke being enscrypted
-Suuport almost any browser


Free vertion only supports browsers. Many application and email clients also required password. It won't protect them.


For full protection download "Zemana AntiLogger Free."

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2.1
Version 2.2.1 is a bug fixing release.
Publisher QFX Software
Publisher web site
Release Date August 27, 2008
Date Added August 27, 2008
Version 2.2.1
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.22MB
File Name KeyScrambler_Setup.exe
Total Downloads 1,936,658
Downloads Last Week 1,561
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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