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February 13, 2007 11:34:53 AM
Winsoul Software, Inc.
Risk Impact:
File Names:
sys32win.exe akl.exe akl.dll Active Key Logger.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Virus definitions dated October 14th, 2005 or earlier may detect this threat as Spyware.Activelogger.

Spyware.ActiveKeylog records keystrokes by the user and may send this information through email.


Your Symantec program detects Spyware.ActiveKeylog.


Spyware.ActiveKeylog can be installed as part of another program, or by an installer with a user interface.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 22, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 9, 2003 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 23, 2016 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
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