keystroke keystroke  /ˈki ˌstroʊk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the stroke of a key; one depression of a key on a keyboard

Usage(s):

  1. One false keystroke and you could torpedo your chances of getting into that dream school.
  2. That kind of information, which is poorly retained unless you routinely use it, is available at a keystroke.
  3. Create a new note with a quick keystroke.

News

  1. Mobile banking taking off locally

    FARGO - Online banking was a big hit with customers from the start. They loved being able to sit at their home computer and pay bills with a keystroke, or check account balances with ease.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Telecommuters Beware: Boss is Watching

    Even if you are miles away from the office and wearing pajamas, your boss may still be watching your every keystroke.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CNBC

  3. Working from home? Boss may still be peeking over your shoulder

    Even if you are thousands of miles away from the office and wearing your pajamas, your boss could still be watching you just as closely as if you were sitting in the next cubicle over.Some companies are monitoring employees’ every keystroke no matter where they are working, and that’s leading to more than just sniffing out who is stealing company secrets. It’s also giving some employers a pretty ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "If (the program) recognizes that you are on one of those sites, it does keystroke logging," said Sachs, director of the Internet Storm Center, which monitors network threats.
    on Jun 30, 2004 By: Marcus Sachs Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. It's also thinking about how we update our national laws, and the laws of war, into a world where, as Ilves said, "You don't need a tank. All you need is a keystroke."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Toomas Hendrik Ilves Source: Discovery News

  3. "Self-propagating XSS+Ajax worms, advanced keystroke and mouse loggers, port scanning, fingerprinting and assaulting intranet applications, as well as stealing search engine queries or browser histories, are now all components in an attacker's...
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Billy Hoffman Source: Techworld.com

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