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AceSpy

Posted: March 28, 2006

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 38
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

AceSpy is a powerful commercial PC surveillance application that tracks user activity, logs all keystrokes, takes screenshots, captures online chat conversations and e-mail messages and records addresses of visited web sites. It sends gathered data to a configurable e-mail address or uploads it to a defined FTP server. AceSpy is able to hide its running processes. The software must be manually installed. It automatically runs on every Windows startup.

AceSpy

Aliases

PSW.VB.UF [AVG]Virus.Win32.Spyware [Ikarus]Malware/Win32.Suspicious [AhnLab-V3]Win32:Spyware-gen [GData]Mal/VB-BL [Sophos]UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic [Kaspersky]Win32:Spyware-gen [Spy] [Avast]Spyware.AceSpy [Symantec]W32/VB-Wird-based!Maximus [F-Prot]Trojan [K7AntiVirus]Artemis!A2145D203424 [McAfee]

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:



%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Crypto\AceSpy\regsvc.exe File name: regsvc.exe
Size: 20.48 KB (20480 bytes)
MD5: a2145d2034243b456209aabd3fad27cd
Detection count: 72
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Crypto\AceSpy\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 21, 2013
systune.exe File name: systune.exe
Size: 23.8 KB (23808 bytes)
MD5: a8b14a40e5723004e97690cfde1f7d60
Detection count: 70
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
ace16win.dll File name: ace16win.dll
Size: 29.18 KB (29184 bytes)
MD5: 76ee5657a96f46e82800ba01421c36eb
Detection count: 52
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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