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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate tool that allows to log keystrokes in a file, which can be sent via e-mail.>
|First detected on:||Sept. 27, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||June 16, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Repair utility:||Panda QuickRemover|
Keylogger-Pro 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.
Keylogger-Pro is a keylogger that captures data entries from the keyboard: passwords, chat conversations, data typed in specific windows, etc.
It allows to be installed in stealth mode and configured to send the log file to an e-mail address.
Keylogger-Pro does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.
Keylogger-Pro is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.