Shadow Keylogger is a free and easy to use spyware developed by Stipes Software. It might be used for parental control and different other application. As an example, it is easy to use to trace what activities are ran on your computer while you are absent ore monitoring activities on multiusers PC. Anyone can easily get it and use it for spying with any purpose since this program is free and portable. It might be installed and ran from USB drive. Shadow Keylogger are not used in a stealth mode but it might be configured to run under different name and save encrypted logs. So, if used in a disguise and with malicious purpose, it might be just as dangerous as more advanced spyware. Shadow Keylogger can only capture keystrokes and make screen shots, but it is enough for getting some sensitive information that might hurt you. To prevent this form happening and protect your security and privacy, you need to uninstall Shadow Keylogger as soon as you find it present on your computer. This guide will help you to detect and remove Shadow Keylogger manually or use SpyHunter for safe and clean malware removal.
What is Shadow Keylogger?
Shadow Keylogger is a simple free spyware application that can be used by anybody, and there is no guaranty that this program is used with some legitimate purpose. More likely, it will not, and this program is very popular since it is free and can be easily downloaded and used.
Cyber criminals might easily hijack Shadow Keylogger and spread it along with other malware for stealing your passwords, credit card and bank account information. Anyone in your surrounding might install and use Shadow Keylogger to spy on you. if you leave your computer unattended for a long time without protecting it, this keylogger might be easily installed and configured. Then, it might run from USB drive anytime when it is plugged in and log files might be encrypted. It is not likely, but If you have no time to investigate contents of your USB portable device, it might be used to run Shadow Keylogger with you turning it on by yourself. More likely someone close to you might it on occasional basis and for some certain purpose. Think of situations when and how it might be used.
How Shadow Keylogger can get into your system?
Anyone can easily download Shadow Keylogger from CNET or other source and install it onto your computer when it is left unattended. The installation of this program requires an access to your system, but after installation is done, there is no need to start this spyware and it might be automatically started from attached pen drive. Cyber criminals are quite inventive people, and they can use some trickery that will make you installing a spyware that later will spy on you. Be careful when installing free programs from the internet and use antispyware to protect yourself from spies whomever they are. If some action on an unknown web page looks suspicious, think twice before clicking buttons and links since it might help to install some software onto your computer and you not always can control what is really installed and what is hidden in a background of setup procedures.
How to find out that Shadow Keylogger is installed?
There are some certain signs of Shadow Keylogger. If you see some unusual icon in a system tray, check it down. It might belong to Shadow Keylogger. Look registry entries listed below that belong to Shadow Keylogger installed onto your computer. If you find nothing like that, but have suspicion that your activities on computer might be overlooked, then use some antispyware program to find out if Shadow Keylogger or other known spyware is watching you.
Shadow Keylogger Removal Tool
Antivirus software barely wouldn’t help to detect and remove Shadow Keylogger since it is primarily for certainly harmful programs. You need some special antispyware tools for detecting and removing this and other spyware. Shadow Keylogger Removal Tool helps to detect and remove spyware programs like Shadow Keylogger and other malicious programs. It offers real-time anti-malware protection and free online support for successful malware removal and computer infection prevention.
How to manually remove Shadow Keylogger
You need to start your system in a Safe Mode with Command prompt that will prevent Shadow Keylogger automatic start. Then you need to type regedit.exe at the prompt and press “Enter” key. Remove registry subkeys that belong to spyware and then you can start your computer as normal and remove file and folders that belong to Shadow Keylogger. The files and registry entries are listed below.
Remove Shadow Keylogger entries from system registry:
(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Shadow Keylogger 1.1.0)
Note: Make a system registry backup before you make changes in your Registry Editor.
Delete Shadow Keylogger files and folders:
C:\Program Files\Shadow Keylogger 1.1.0
(C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\)
(C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Shadow Keylogger 1.1.0)
Everyone have a right for privacy and security. I hope that this article can help you to enforce your rights.