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Finding the keylogger hooks, part 1

Finding the keylogger hooks, part 1: Windows Performance Toolkit: Spyware Detection
Finding the keylogger hooks, part 1: Windows Performance Toolkit: Spyware Detection

A keylogger will most likely NOT be named "KeyLogger.exe" it will hide behind a common Microsoft service name such as "svchost.exe" or some other name. It is because of this hiding that you will want to look at what processes where active during the time you performed a key press and by looking at the CPU call stack information you will see Windows Hook APIs and structs, the word "Hook" is commonly used for grabbing your key presses.

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