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It logs the keystrokes typed by the user and it is programmed to download a worm that spreads through Skype. It could reach the computer in a link sent through Skype.
|First detected on:||Dec. 19, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 19, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
peSky.A is a Trojan that logs the keystrokes typed by the user. This way, it could obtain confidential information about the user, such as passwords.
Additionally, it is programmed to download from a certain website a worm that spreads through the Skype program.
peSky.A does not spread automatically using its own means. However, it could reach the computer in a link sent by a worm that spreads through the program Skype.
peSky.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.