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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Ardamax

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Ardamax
Technical name:Application/Ardamax
Threat level:Low
Type:Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Effects:  

It is a legitimate tool that allows to log keystrokes in a file, which can be sent via e-mail.

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Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Sept. 17, 2004
Detection updated on:March 26, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Ardamax is a hacking tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.

Ardamax is a keylogger that captures data entries from the keyboard and stores them in an encrypted file. It allows to be configured to send the log file to a e-mail address.

Ardamax does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Ardamax is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.