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Spyware.PCBoostrKlog

Spyware.PCBoostrKlog

Updated:
August 05, 2015
Name:
PCBooster FreeKeyLogger
Version:
7.8.1
Publisher:
PCBooster
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

Spyware.PCBoostrKlog is a spyware program that logs keystrokes on the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 05, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 05, 2015
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 12, 2015
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Once executed, the program creates the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\goup.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\icon.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\lamecore.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\PCBoosterFreeKeylogger.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\unins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\unins000.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\version.dat
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\More Free Tools.url
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\PCBooster Free Keylogger on the Web.url
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\Uninstall.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Local\Temp\CSM50CE.tmp
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Local\Temp\is-IJE1A.tmp\OCSetupHlp.dll
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Local\Temp\~DFCB20BD5035B6D56C.TMP
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\PCBooster Free Keylogger\kl_system.dat
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\Desktop\PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\More Free Tools.url
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\PCBooster Free Keylogger on the Web.url
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\Uninstall.lnk

The program creates the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"Setup" = "Version" "5.5.5 (a)"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"App Path" = "%ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"InstallLocation" = "%ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"Icon Group" = "PCBooster Free Keylogger"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"User" = "Trinity"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"Selected Tasks" = "adddesk,addstartmenu,addquicklaunch"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"Deselected Tasks" = ""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\Inno Setup\"Language" = "en"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"DisplayName" = "PCBooster Free Keylogger 7.8.1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"UninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\unins000.exe""
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"QuietUninstallString" = ""%ProgramFiles%\PCBooster Free Keylogger\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"Publisher" = "PCBooster, Inc."
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"URLInfoAbout" = "http://www.pc-booster.net/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"HelpLink" = "http://www.pc-booster.net/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"URLUpdateInfo" = "http://www.pc-booster.net/"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"NoModify" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"NoRepair" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"InstallDate" = "20150805"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PCBooster Free Keylogger_is1\"EstimatedSize" = "E3F"
  • HKEY_USER\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage\NewShortcuts\%SystemDrive%\Users\Trinity\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\"PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk" = "1"
  • HKEY_USER\S-1-5-21-1888540949-2634025639-1978879958-1000\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage\NewShortcuts\%SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PCBooster Free Keylogger\"PCBooster Free Keylogger.lnk" = "1"

The program may then surreptitiously log keystrokes on the computer.



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