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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

FamilyKeylog

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:FamilyKeylog
Technical name:Application/FamilyKeylogger
Threat level:Medium
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:March 10, 2005
Detection updated on:Jan. 29, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

FamilyKeylog 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.

FamilyKeylog is a keylogger that captures data entries from the keyboard: passwords, chat conversations, data typed in specific windows, etc; and in which aplication they were entered.

It allows to be installed in stealth mode.

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

Visible Symptoms 

    

FamilyKeylog is easy to recognize, as it displays the following window once it is installed: