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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It logs the keystrokes typed by the user, captures passwords and monitors the accessed websites, email messages, chat conversations and instant messages, among other actions. It uses rootkit functionalities in order to hide its processes.
|First detected on:||March 10, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 8, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
XPCSpy belongs to the category of Potentially Unwanted Programs, also known as PUPs. It logs the keystrokes typed by the user, captures passwords and screenshots.
It can also be used to view the email messages, chat conversations and instant messages, and the accessed websites, among other actions.
Additionally, it has rootkit functionalities in order to hide its processes.
XPCSpy is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>