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GuardedID compatibility with AVG / Avast

AVG / Avast antivirus may report **GIDD.exe** (one of GuardedID's required executable files) as being infected with "IDP.ALEXA.51" as seen in the image below: ![][1] This detection is a _false positive_ due to a known issue with the detection methods used by AVG / Avast. If this threat detection popup occurs, be sur…

If my computer is infected with a keylogger, will Guarded ID protect me?

Yes. GuardedID® will protect the keys you type inside your browser, even if your anti-malware programs do not have current signatures. When the GuardedID® light is green and says “On”, (or the “G” icon in the notification area in the lower right of your screen flashes as you type), GuardedID® is protecting your keystr…

How do keyloggers work?

A keylogger is a piece of software that records every keystroke you make on a keyboard. Malicious (“malware”) keyloggers are designed to avoid detection from anti-virus programs and invade your computer without your knowledge or consent when you install a program, get an email, visit a website or otherwise use your co…

Do I still need my anti-virus product suite?

Yes. GuardedID® prevents keyloggers from seeing what you type. You still need programs to keep viruses out of files (anti-virus/anti-adware) and to keep intruders out of your machine (personal firewall).

How do keyloggers work?

A keylogger is a piece of software that records every keystroke you make on a keyboard. Malicious (“malware”) keyloggers are designed to avoid detection from anti-virus programs and invade your device without your knowledge or consent when you install an app, get an email, visit a website or otherwise use your device …

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