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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
|Effects: ||It is a legal tool that allows to capture keyboard and mouse events, shell commands and Windows messages.|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 7, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
GpSpyHook.A is a Hacking Tool. Though these programs are legal and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
GpSpyHook.A is a library that allows to capture keyboard and mouse events, shell commands and Windows messages.
GpSpyHook.A is not a risk by itself, but it is used by several Trojans in order to carry out their actions.
GpSpyHook.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.