Published Nov 23, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanSpy:Win32/Keylogger.X

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

TrojanSpy:Win32/Keylogger.X is a trojan key logger that captures keystrokes and sends the captured data to remote servers. This trojan may have been installed by Worm:Win32/Soglueda.A.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the following: For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
Additional remediation instructions
This threat may make lasting changes to an affected system's configuration that will NOT be restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an affected system to its pre-infected state, please see the following information:
 
  • Using the system's recovery options:
  • Disable Autorun functionality
    Worm:Win32/Soglueda.A attempts to spread via removable drives on computers that support Autorun functionality. This is a particularly common method of spreading for many current malware families. For information on disabling Autorun functionality, please see the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715/
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