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Intel Launches 'LaGrande' Security Plan
For example, a common type of program used by hackers monitors keyboard strokes, enabling third parties to read what information has been typed into the PC, such as passwords. Other programs can secretly take virtual snapshots of data on computer screens, or even stored in memory.
According to Intel executives, Intel's LaGrande efforts would eliminate such potential data thefts by safeguarding information typed into keyboards, shown on monitors and stored in memory.
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