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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It logs keystrokes in a file, which can be sent via e-mail stealthily.>>
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 7, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Winkeylogger.A 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.
Winkeylogger.A is a keylogger that has the following functionalities:
- It logs keystrokes in an encrypted file with HTML format.
- It sends the logged file via e-mail stealthily.
- It captures information about the active window and the program to which it belongs.
- It captures passwords.
- The process belonging to Winkeylogger.A remains unseen, as it does not appear on the Task Manager.
Winkeylogger.A is not a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.>>
Winkeylogger.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.