- Threat Level: Info
- Description: A program that runs in the background, recording all the keystrokes. Once keystrokes are logged, they are hidden in the machine for later retrieval, or shipped raw to the attacker. Some keylogger programs are offered for sale so you can secretly monitor what other people are doing on your computer. If you installed such software, add this to the Ignore List, otherwise remove it as the program can provide confidential information such as your bank account and passwords to its monitor.
- Type: TT_Info
- Threat Analysis: Search ThreatExpert to view reports
- Removal: This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.
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