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Spyware.ExpressKeylog

Updated:
May 30, 2008 11:26:02 AM
Type:
Spyware
Name:
Keylogger Express
Publisher:
Startupsoft.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
When the program is executed, it creates the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCMonitor\HSYS.EXE
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCMonitor\hsys.log
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCMonitor\kl.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCMonitor\readme.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCMonitor\hsys.txt


Next, it creates the following registry entries so that it executes whenever Windows starts:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\"hsys" = "C:\PROGRAM FILES\PCMONITOR\HSYS.EXE"

It also creates the following registry subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations

The program attempts to record keystrokes on the computer.
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