- Threat Level: High
- Description: EyeSpy is a computer monitoring tool which captures keystrokes, audio and takes screenshots of the system. It is a stealthy program which runs without a users knowledge, except for the person who installed it who can assign a keyword alert / hotkey to bring up the tool to view and disable if necessary. The commercial version of this software claims that it can monitor up to 1000 computers keystrokes! ESClient server is installed on the computer which is being monitored and the information captured can be viewed through ESViewer. If this software was not installed for a purpose we recommend you remove it.
- Type: TT_Keylogger, TT_Monitoring_Soft
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- Removal: This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.
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