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Is This Malware?

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#1 lesleytbd


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Posted 02 October 2006 - 05:44 PM

I have been trying to login to my office email system from home using a Fujitsu-Siemens laptop running XP Pro.

The Connectra connection software identifies a keylogger on my laptop in:

HotKey Local Machine/System/CurrentControl Set/Services/KBFltr.

I set a restore point and deleted this folder from the registry. After restarting, my keyboard wouldn't work and I had to attach an external keyboard. At this point, I was able to connect to the office network. I then had to go back to the restore point to get my keyboard working and back came the keylogger.

I have since identified the KBFltr as being part of the Dirtek keyboard driver which is part of the laptop software.

I would like to know if the driver could have been infected in some way or if the Connectra software is misidentifying it as malware.

As a PC user for work and an Apple user for home and fun, I am lost and getting cheesed off!



Edited by lesleytbd, 02 October 2006 - 05:45 PM.

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#2 buddy215


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Posted 02 October 2006 - 06:11 PM

If you have a keylogger installed on your comp, one of these will probably find it and remove. You could also check in your add/remove to check for any program that might have installed it.


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