Spytector

Spytector tracks all the activities of PC users (visited websites, all the keystrokes, opened windows etc.) and it delivers the logs to you via Email or FTP. It includes FTP and Email log delivery, Keylogger filter (only specific sites/windows are tracked), Clipboard support, Protected Storage passwords support, Injection in explorer.exe etc. It includes elevated risk threats that typically installed without adequate notice and consent, and may make unwanted changes to system, such as reconfiguring browser’s homepage and search settings. These threats may install advertising-related add-ons, including toolbars and search bars, or insert advertising-related components into the Winsock Layered Service Provider chain. These new add-ons and components may block or redirect preferred network connections, and can negatively impact computer’s performance and stability.0

General information:

Malware Name:Spytector
Malware Type:Key Logger
Company Name:Spytector
Company URL:http://www.spytector.com/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

Spytector is the ultimate invisible and undetectable keylogger (spy) software that completely satisfies our PC monitoring and surveillance needs. Spytector server is running in total stealth, undetectable even for advanced users, perfect for monitoring the way our PC is used. The trial version of Spytector is detected by few antivirus applications, even if it's not a trojan or a hacking tool. Spytector is a commercial legitimate keylogger and its customers must be able to use Spytector on their computers in the same time with other security applications, so the version they receive (the full version) will be undetected for all the well known antivirus products.

Spyware Description:

Spytector tracks all the activities of PC users (visited websites, all the keystrokes, opened windows etc.) and it delivers the logs to you via Email or FTP. It includes FTP and Email log delivery, Keylogger filter (only specific sites/windows are tracked), Clipboard support, Protected Storage passwords support, Injection in explorer.exe etc. It includes elevated risk threats that typically installed without adequate notice and consent, and may make unwanted changes to system, such as reconfiguring browser’s homepage and search settings. These threats may install advertising-related add-ons, including toolbars and search bars, or insert advertising-related components into the Winsock Layered Service Provider chain. These new add-ons and components may block or redirect preferred network connections, and can negatively impact computer’s performance and stability.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Monitor and capture data from computers -> Run in stealth mode -> Intercepts keystrokes from the keyboard and records them in a log -> Starts with the operating system0

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Processes Running:

Spytector.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Desktop\Spytector.lnk612Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\Spytector\Spytector Purchase.url62Internet Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\Spytector\Uninstall Spytector.lnk1472Shortcut

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Spytector

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSpytector 1.2.8DisplayName
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spytector 1.2.8ModifyPath
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spytector 1.2.8UninstallString