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MonitoringTool:Win32/KGBKeylogger


MonitoringTool:Win32/KGBKeylogger is a program that is capable of performing a number of actions, including logging keystrokes, capturing screenshots, and gathering a user's visited websites.


What to do now

To detect and remove this program and other potentially unwanted software that may be installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antispyware product such as the following:
 

Threat behavior

MonitoringTool:Win32/KGBKeylogger is a program that is capable of performing any of the following actions:
 
  • Monitor keystrokes
  • Capture screenshots
  • Gather visited websites
  • Get clipboard data
  • Monitor computer or program activity
 
MonitoringTool:Win32/KGBKeylogger can be run from the following:
 
  • running processes
  • icon tray
  • desktop shortcut
  • Start menu
 
When installed, it may display the following splash screens:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
When run, it may display the following interface:
 
 
Analysis by Francis Allan Tan Seng

Symptoms

System Changes
The following system changes may indicate the presence of MonitoringTool:Win32/KGBKeylogger:
  • The display of the following program interface:

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.45.287.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.173.2181.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Sep 10, 2010
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2011

This threat is also detected as:
  • KGB Keylogger (Sophos)