A program that monitors and records all actions on a computer, including keystrokes entered.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
Monitoring-Tool:W32/VB is the detection name given to any application that logs user information (including passwords) and is written in the Visual Basic (VB) programming language.
These applications are usually knowingly& installed by users.
Common uses for these applications are:
- Capturing login details and passwords for instant messenger (IM) programs like Yahoo! Messenger and MSN Chat.
- As keyloggers, recording the user's keystrokes
- Recording browser activities
- Logging chat messages