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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It logs keystrokes.>>
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 12, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Keyhook.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.
Keyhook.A is a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) that provides two functions:
Keyhook.A can be used by keyboard drivers or keyloggers, such as Trj/Keyhook.A.
Keyhook.A is not a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.>>
Keyhook.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.