SurfDirector

SurfDirector is a spyware with elevated risk that monitors the internet use on the system. It records the websites visited and can also restrict user from visiting a particular website.

General information:

Malware Name:SurfDirector
Malware Type:Spyware
Company Name:Angora Software
Company URL:http://angorasoftware.com/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

Angora Software provides you the software SurfDirector that is a teaching tool that enables you to keep students on task while using the internet. SurfDirector software provides a highly efficient and effective way for teachers to keep the students on task, even while they are on the internet. Teachers can limit surfing to designated URLs, and can extend or restrict students surfing privileges individually or as a class. For independent activities, the teacher can allow students to browse pre-designated sites or specific pages.

Spyware Description:

SurfDirector is a spyware with elevated risk that monitors the internet use on the system. It records the websites visited and can also restrict user from visiting a particular website.

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> The application monitors the internet use on the system. -> Can be used to keep a check on the websites visited by the user

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for SurfDirector
bingSearch at Bing for SurfDirector
yahooSearch at Yahoo for SurfDirector

Processes Running:

SurfDirector.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\SurfDirector\Uninstall SurfDirector.lnk712Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\SurfDirector\SurfDirectorHelp.LNK780Shortcut
C:\Program Files\SurfDirector\ClientInstall.html4117Firefox Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\SurfDirector\Groups\Defaul
C:\Program Files\SurfDirector\Qui

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name