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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It logs the keystrokes typed by the user, which can be sent via email, FTP, etc. It monitors the content of the clipboard, the printing of documents, or the accesed websites, among others.
|First detected on:||Dec. 7, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||June 7, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
ActualSpy belongs to the category of Potentially Unwanted Programs, also known as PUPs. It logs the keystrokes typed by the user, and then, the captured information can be sent via email, the FTP server or the local net.
It also captures screenshots, and monitors several events, such as the content of the clipboard, the printing of documents or the accesed websites, among others.
Aditionally, it can be run in stealth mode, in order not to be visible in System Tray.
ActualSpy is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.