Keystroke logging (often called keylogging) is the action of tracking (or logging) the keys struck on a keyboard, typically in a covert manner so that the person using the keyboard is unaware that their actions are being monitored.
There are many ways to use keyloggers. i will be going over 2 ways. One way involves leaving the usb disk in the computer for the full duration of recording time. The other involves plugging it in starting a program on the computer and unplugging the devise. the computer will record until stopped and u can retrieve the information next time you get on the computer alone.
Step 1: Pick your flash drive
Over the years flash drives have gotten smaller physically and bigger in capacity. Depending on your access to the target computer and the type of keylogger you use will determine the size of flash drive you will need. For instance if you are capable of accessing the target computer multiple times a day and are using a program that only records text, you can use a 1gb drive as you can retrieve data as needed. if your using a keylogger that takes screenshots you will need a bigger drive to store the screenshots.