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Terminal apps use secure entry

What

Secure keyboard entry prevents apps on your computer or network from detecting and recording what you type in Terminal or iTerm.

Time to fix

<1 minute

How to fix

  • Before you turn on secure keyboard entry, make sure other apps don't require capturing keystrokes from Terminal or iTerm.
  • Open Terminal or iTerm, click Secure Keyboard Entry in the app menu.
Terminal Secure Entry
See code on GitHub