keylogger

[ kee-law-ger, ‐log-er ]
/ ˈkiˌlɔ gər, ‐ˌlɒg ər /

noun

a software program or hardware device that records all keystrokes on a computer keyboard, used either overtly as a surveillance tool or covertly as spyware.

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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