1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Spyware.PCDetective


February 13, 2007 11:48:05 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Spyware.PCDetective is a spyware program that logs various kinds of information, including Web sites visited, programs run, keystrokes, and instant message conversations. It also captures screen shots and can hide its components and log files on the compromised computer.


One or more files detected as Spyware.PCDetective.


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 8, 2006
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