Spector is Keylogger which is malware.
|Spyware Spector Information|
Key Logger. Runs silently, logs screenshots. Contains some code used in the Ghost Key logger. Installing it is highly not recommended.
Spector description by publisher:Creator: ´Spector Pro 3.1 offers a great variety of features. Users of Spector
2.x should feel right at home with this version of Spector. New users will
find that Spector´s innovative person interface provides excellent ease of use
while still yielding its full power. Here´s a comprehensive list of features
in Spector Pro 3.1:
Spector 3.1 monitors the following types of information: Snapshots, Email,
Typed-in key sequences, IM/Chat, & Internet domains accessed.
Spector Pro can periodically record the computer screen. With these Snapshots, you can
actually see everything that occurs on the PC. These Snapshots can be
stealn up to every 2nd, & you can record them in varying levels of
quality. For the best compression ratios (less disk space), choose a color
mode that offers less colors. These settings made to be found by pressing the
"Settings" button when viewing Snapshots. NOTE: If you´re using Windows NT
or Windows 2000, you should choose at least 8-bit color for optimal
performance. For all other Windows platforms the default recording mode of 4-bit
grayscale provides the best quality with the least required storage space.
Spector Pro has the ability to capture the actual emails that are received
and sent from a computer. Simply click the "Email" button to see all the
captured emails. Currently, Spector Pro logs SMTP/POP3 Internet mail
(Outlook-style mail), AOL email for version 5.0 & above, & web mail that´s
read via an internet browser. Spector Pro currently supports the recording
of the web mail sent & received via Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL.com, & Netscape.com.
The email viewer inside Spector Pro works much like Outlook or AOL´s mail system.
You can view mail, delete mail, & you can even Forward mail to another user.
Spector Pro 3.1 currently support recording of email attachments for SMTP/POP3 email
(Outlook). File attachments to AOL, Hotmail, & Yahoo email can NOT be
recorded with Spector Pro 3.1.
Spector Pro can NOT yet record corporate mail platforms like MS Exchange or
Typed-in key sequences:
Spector Pro logs all the actual typed-in key sequences typed on the PC. To view all the
typed-in key sequences, simply click the "Typed-in key sequences" button. This view is broken down by
each program. For example, if you wanted to see all the typed-in key sequences typed
in Outlook, just double-click the Outlook entry. When viewing the typed-in key sequences,
you can choose to see all the typed-in key sequences, including extended characters such
as Ctrl & Alt by selecting View>Detailed, or a formatted view by selecting
When you´re viewing Snapshots, you also have the ability to go to the typed-in key sequences
associated with the screenshot by right-clicking & choosing "Goto Typed-in key sequences."
This is useful for viewing the typed-in key sequences that are typed, but are not displayed
on the screen, as with "*******" that´s displayed when a password is typed.
Spector Pro has the ability to capture Instant Messaging & Chat in the
following applications: AOL Chat, AOL Instant Messanger (AIM), MSN Messenger,
Yahoo! Messenger, & ICQ. Please note that this feature will only work on
the stand-alone versions of these software packages, & Spector Pro will be unable
to capture both sides of a Chat conversation that steals place in a web browser
using Java such as MS Internet Explorer. You´ll, of course, still have
the Snapshots for web-based Chat conversations. To view IM/Chat conversations,
simply click the "IM/Chat" button.
Spector Pro logs all the URL domains (internet addresses) that were accessed
while Spector Pro was recording. To view these URLs, simply choose "Internet"
from the small drop-down box above the Snapshots. The big drop-down box
will then contain all the domain addresses in the time sequence they were accessed.
You can choose an internet address & jump to the snapshots that was associated
with the selected domain. You may need to navigate forward or backward a few snapshots
to find the snapshot of the domain that was visited.
Spector Pro 3.1 has a very extensive & powerful "alert" system. These
alerts are based upon keywords that you supply in the "Settings" dialog box
under the "Alerts" tab. Once you´ve inputed in keywords, Spector Pro will
constantly scan the system for these keywords. For example, if you´ve
applicationmed Spector Pro to search for the word "pornography", Spector Pro will
scan vigorously for this word, & steal appropriate action if it´s found.
Currently, Spector Pro scans all typed-in key sequences, all supported email types, all
supported IM/Chat conversations, & all web pages for these keywords. Once a
keyword is found, Spector Pro will steal the action that you´ve configured
in the Alert Settings. Currently, your options are to have an email
notification sent to you about the keyword, & to increase the snapshot rate
for a specified time. If you choose to have an email sent to you, all you
need to do is enter your email address in the appropriate box. The email
alert will contain the word that was found, the time it was found, as well as
a more extensive context for which the keyword was found. For example, if a
keyword was found in an email message, it´ll include the email message
itself. The other option you´ve is to increase the snapshot rate for a
specified period of time. For example, if the current snapshot rate is one
snapshot per 30 2nds, you can tell Spector Pro Pro to increase this rate
to every 3 2nds for the next 60 2nds. This will allow you to gauge what
sort of activity followed the keyword detection.
When you´re viewing Snapshots, you also have the ability to jump directly to
a screen recording where a keyword was detected. To do this, simply click the
small drop-down box marked "Keywords." You´ll then see all the keywords
that have been found (if any), & you can select the keyword that interests
you. Spector Pro will then automatically steal you to the snapshot that
relates to the keyword.
This Keylogger is also known as:•->\_INST32I.EX_ - named by F-Prot.
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|Spector Removal Instructions|
Kill the following processessp40setup.exe, spadmin.exe, spector_eval.exe, spsetup.exe, winnetcl.exe, webebot.exe, wswinntfp.exe
Unregister the following DLLs and rebootabfrnex.dll, msurlbot.dll.
netknl.dll, netknlhm.dll in Windows\system32\
Delete these registry entriesHKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\menuorder\start menu2\programs\spector
Remove the following files042a33f567984d186ddba30456a016ddf5e68b84.tpr, 0f98d24d9648def3b38d5f766841822509770d28.tpr, 1cecf3e5bf3e36907b643293feea2c83c70ef3b5.tpr, 599ca53a.tmp, 5af1ce00169d9ea612fb8718dbb9f8e4ea2896a3.tpr, 5b7640a2561749d083ac1d6384b686ba53782976.tpr, 6daeb37673b204b08433a31d08583d9e7ac5f836.tpr, 881da32609ba94eb22ef88389f53be62bcd3b888.tpr, 8b2831b2489b67ffdd2d3e6490b1498b42b7c514.tpr, abfrnex.dll, b45992e68b3e5aa52fa826db0234dac3a5c212ff.tpr, cim.rec, cim.rep, d07372a7fcd97b6a951eefb66d8562ef08930d33.tpr, e7061190bc88ad0a991ad83352d9e3943a16b572.tpr, e8e9ddfdf18970ada7fbac5af07cbd5bae692635.tpr, fe096d751bfaa71c505c607dd89091d4288f1a89.tpr, logfile.cip, msocxusys.ocx, msurlbot.dll, netknl.1, netknlhm.1, new.reg, ntmsdata.bak, ntmsidx, schedlgu.txt, sp40setup.exe, spadmin.chm, spadmin.exe, speceval.reg, spectorsoft purchase.txt, spector_eval.exe, spsetup.exe, webebot.exe, winmgmt.log, wswinntfp.cnt, wswinntfp.exe, wswinntfp.hlp, _msfilea13.cmp.
spector.lnk in Program Files\Common Files\spector\
netknl.dll, netknlhm.dll, winnetcl.cnt, winnetcl.exe, winnetcl.hlp in Windows\system32\
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