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Spyware.Spector

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:35 AM
Type:
Spyware
Version:
2.2
Publisher:
SpectorSoft
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
A combination of 2 of the following words with an extension of exe or dll: xml wsock wow wiz
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Spyware.Spector functions in a manner that is similar to a Backdoor Trojan Horse. When it is installed, it logs all the activity on the system. The person who installed it can then watch all the logged activity.

Note: Virus definitions dated 14 June, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as Remacc.Spector.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Spyware.Spector.

Transmission


This program must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 12, 2002
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