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Elite Keylogger

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Version

5.2

File size

592.33 KB

Added

OS

Windows 8/7/Vista/XP

Price

Language

English, Russian, Spanish

License

Shareware

Developer

Product page

  • OS Support
  • Security
  • Monitoring
  • Online Monitoring
  • Reports
  • Other
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Elite Keylogger 5.2 Review

Good, functional and easy to use keylogger. Good for home monitoring. Has nice and very handy interface. Available in 3 languages. Supports both 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. In our testing it gets 573 of 916 points.

New version of Elite Keylogger supports Windows 8 and is now available in Spanish!

Advantages:
  • Pleasant to look at, user friendly interface
  • Great URLs interception
  • Great log transfer options
  • Great stealthiness level

Disadvantages:
  • Zero file activity monitoring
  • One side interception in messengers

In order to install Elite Keylogger we pass through these windows: Installer Language (English, Russian and Spanish are available) → EULA → Warning (recommending us to turn all the security software for the period of keylogger's installation off and allowing us to show Elite Keylogger's unhide instructions after reboot) → Another Warning (recommending us to create a System Restore point) → Choose Components (Invisible Mode, Logs Viewer only) → Automatic uninstallation (allowing us to set a date for Elite Keylogger's automatic uninstallation). After Elite Keylogger is installed it asks us to reboot the system immediately. We press OK and wait for our PC to boot.

We marked "Show instructions on unhiding program after reboot" during the installation, so the first thing we see once the system starts is the screen informing us about the keyword that should be typed in order to start Elite Keylogger. We also notice that the installation file of the keylogger has been removed during the reboot. So we type the keyword, click "Continue demo", create a password, confirm it and Elite Keylogger's window opens.

The interface of Elite Keylogger is very beautiful and thought-out. The main window is split into two sections: the main part, and a right column. All the logged information is grouped into categories located in upper part of the column; the lower part of the column contains a calendar where one can choose a date to generate the log for. The intercepted information is shown in the main part of the window. The interface leaves an impression of a one made with love to the product: tiny icons, pleasant fonts, soft colors, etc. It's a pleasure to use a keylogger made with such an attention to the details!

Elite Keylogger runs on both 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, Vista and XP. Unfortunately, the rest of the operating systems are not supported.

The security of Elite Keylogger is on a high level. Its folder is invisible, it can be accessed by typing a keyword and is protected with a password. As it was said before, Elite Keylogger can be configured to uninstall itself automatically after a pre-specified period of time. There is no hotkey combination that should be pressed to access the keylogger, it can't be installed remotely and its users won't be able to configure text of a warning message to be shown on a system start.

As for the monitoring, Elite Keylogger logs keys pressed, clipboard content, started applications, and printed documents. It also makes screenshots and allows its user to configure their quality, set a period of their making and choose whether a picture of an entire desktop or of an active window only should be made. It is strange that despite Elite Keylogger detects both log on time and password, it doesn't record system log off time.

Elite Keylogger perfectly logs all the visited URLs in all the browsers taking part in our testing. It also shows the content of both sent and received emails. Unfortunately, log files of Elite Keylogger show only one side of chat conversations made in instant messengers.

As for the reports, Elite Keylogger provides many options for working with them to its users. They can perform a search in reports, edit a list of users and programs to be monitored, set maximum size of the log-files and configure their auto-clearance. There is no type of logs delivery in our testing, Elite Keylogger doesn't support: you can use email, FTP, LAN or USB device to send the log-files. Unfortunately, users of Elite Keylogger have no option to choose the logs for a period of dates, thus will need to generate a separate report for each of the days.

It is also bad that Elite Keylogger can't react to a pre-specified keyword, block websites and programs. However, it can work on schedule and is available not in English only, but also in Russian and Spanish.

Summing up we can say that Elite Keylogger is a good keylogger with very pretty interface that is just a pleasure to work with. Its functionality doesn't allow us to recommend it for parental control or employee monitoring, yet makes it a good keylogger for monitoring at home.

Supported Features

Monitoring this group analyzes what monitoring functions the products has, such as keystroke, clipboard, file-activity, etc monitoring.

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Online Monitoring the group that reflects the availability of the functions to monitor users’ online activity, such as URLs visited, 2-side chat conversations interception and emails sent/received.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Security this group shows how hidden the product is and what self-protection mechanisms it has.

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Reports the group that basically analyzes the convenience of the intercepted information reading, including not only the ways to filter and show it, but also to deliver it remotely.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Other other functions that cannot be part of any of the other groups listed, though a still very important such as parental control functions, languages, reactions to specific keywords, etc.

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

OS Support this group reflect the number and quality of the operation systems supported by the products.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

User reviews and comments

"UNhide doesnt work once screensaver or reboot"

Posted by Jamie Nash on September 5, 2013
Version under review: Elite Keylogger 5.2
User Rating
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Pros

Good app that works but you have to install it everytime you put computer on in OSX

Cons

Unhide password doesnt work once you have restarted computer

Summary

There appears to be a lot of support tickets for this unhide issue none of which have been sorted

is there a solution for OSX

"Recommended!"

Posted by DakotaJGreen on August 1, 2012
Version under review: Elite Keylogger 5.0
User Rating
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Pros

1)Easy to use
2)Sends logs to email, so I need to configure it only once
3)Makes screenshots
4)Logs visited sites

Cons

1)Doesn't record chats
2)Price

Summary

Had it installed in my office, now am seriously thinking of purchasing one to use at home.

"Really Elite!"

Posted by Curious on July 19, 2012
Version under review: Elite Keylogger 5.0
User Rating
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Pros

Really like it interface and that it logs visited sites. I also can log those I do not want my son to visit.

Cons

Can't see whom he is chatting with.

Summary

Really ELite Keylogger! Interface is super! Logging is super too! Like it! 5 stars!!
 

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