MSN Sniffer

Msn Sniffer is a commercial Spyware application that records conversations in MSN messenger. It can monitor conversations on the local computer and conversations that take place on any computer connected to the network.0

General information:

Malware Name:MSN Sniffer
Malware Type:Spyware
Company Name:EffeTech
Company URL:http://www.effetech.com/
Threat Level:High Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

EffeTech is a leading network security provider, who is dedicated to explore and implement a variety of network security and network management techniques. EffeTech is the abbreviation for Effective Technologies, which is also our goal. The Company's products are currently licensed in more than 100 countries. EffeTech's clientele includes large corporations, government education entities and individual users worldwide.

Spyware Description:

Msn Sniffer is a commercial Spyware application that records conversations in MSN messenger. It can monitor conversations on the local computer and conversations that take place on any computer connected to the network.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Ability to scan systems -> Monitor activity -> Relay information to another computer or locations in cyber-space -> Negatively affect the performance and stability of the system0

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Processes Running:

MsnSniffer.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\MSN Sniffer.lnk1414Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\MSN Sniffer\MSN Sniffer.lnk1426Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\MSN Sniffer\UNWISE.EXE.lnk1396Shortcut

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSN Sniffer v1.2 Evaluation VersionPublisher
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSN Sniffer v1.2 Evaluation VersionURLInfoAbout
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MSN Sniffer v1.2 Evaluation VersionUninstallString