The essential center of a computer operating system, the core that provides basic services for all other parts of the operating system. A synonym is nucleus. A kernel can be contrasted with a shell, the outermost part of an operating system that interacts with user commands. Kernel and shell are terms used more frequently in…
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Key-logger, A virus or physical device that logs keystrokes to secretly capture private information such as passwords or credit card details. Un virus o dispositivo físico que registra las pulsaciones de teclas para capturar en secreto información privada como contraseñas o detalles de tarjetas de crédito.