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I think the term "malicious" is not properly defined with regards to the intent of this community (please refer to: Should asking for malicious code be on topic?).

Do key-loggers qualify as malicious?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ What do you mean by key-logger questions? Where is malicious used where you think it is not properly defined? Are you sure you're not talking about stackoverflow.com or some similar site? \$\endgroup\$ – flawr Apr 2 '16 at 11:41
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    \$\begingroup\$ @flawr I believe this is the context for this question. \$\endgroup\$ – Martin Ender Apr 2 '16 at 11:44
  • \$\begingroup\$ Yes, I edited the question to refer to the context. \$\endgroup\$ – MathuSum Mut Apr 2 '16 at 11:47
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Depends

This depends but to me it boils down to one thing:

If the scope of the question is to make a keylogger covert, then I would say it's malicious.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Okay, fair play \$\endgroup\$ – MathuSum Mut Apr 2 '16 at 16:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ I agree, because answers could be used by others for malicious purposes. \$\endgroup\$ – mbomb007 Apr 15 '16 at 19:35

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