Surf Inspector

Surf Inspector is a surveillance tool which is used to monitor kids’ online activities. Surf Inspector's features: record all websites visited by the user, work under hidden mode, and deliver log file via email. It includes Moderate risk threats that are often bundled with functionally unrelated software or installed without adequate notice and consent, and may display unwanted advertising on the user's desktop. Such threats may track users' online browsing habits and transmit non-personally identifying data back to a server in order to target advertising. These threats may be configured to start automatically with the operating system, use an auto-updater that the user cannot control, or install other functionally separate programs without adequate notice and consent.0

General information:

Malware Name:Surf Inspector
Malware Type:Remote Control
Company Name:
Company URL:http://www.surfinspector.com/
Threat Level:Moderate Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

Spyware Description:

Surf Inspector is a surveillance tool which is used to monitor kids’ online activities. Surf Inspector's features: record all websites visited by the user, work under hidden mode, and deliver log file via email. It includes Moderate risk threats that are often bundled with functionally unrelated software or installed without adequate notice and consent, and may display unwanted advertising on the user's desktop. Such threats may track users' online browsing habits and transmit non-personally identifying data back to a server in order to target advertising. These threats may be configured to start automatically with the operating system, use an auto-updater that the user cannot control, or install other functionally separate programs without adequate notice and consent.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It is a network application that allows to manage and control PCs or networks from a remote location. -> It allows to access another computer without explicit authorization. -> It can also be used to monitor and steal information from the remote computer -> Slows down the performance of PC0

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Surf Inspector
bingSearch at Bing for Surf Inspector
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Surf Inspector

Processes Running:

inspector.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\Sytexis Software\SurfInspector.Home\license.txt2897Text Document
C:\Program Files\Sytexis Software\SurfInspector.Home\uninstall.exe48686Application

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\Control Panel\CplsSurfInspector.Home