Desktop Spy

Desktop Spy Description

Desktop Spy is a commercial malware application that takes screenshots of user activity and saves them on a hard disk. It is not a spyware, but its activity may severely violate user privacy. Desktop Spy comes with the uninstaller and must be manually installed. It runs on every Windows startup.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 config.exe
    2 dspy.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftNKJBMPHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunDHPY=C:ProgramFilesDSdspy.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallDesktopSpy[XVS]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARENGBDefault

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Posted: March 28, 2006

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