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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Key Thief



Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)

They are often delivered to a sacrifice through an email message where it masquerades as an image or joke, or by a malicious website, which installs the Key Thief on a PC through vulnerabilities in WWW browser software such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. After it is installed, the Key Thief lurks mutely on the attacked PC, invisibly carrying out its misdeeds, such as downloading Key Thief, while the sacrifice continues on with their normal activities. Even if Key Thief removal tools treats registry links ending in Key Thief removal Key Thief carry outs anyway. Customary, Key Thief infected platform does not give the contagion to other machines. But this doesn't force Key Thief less malicious than viruses and its dure necessity to remove Key Thief less urgent. In Windows Vista system the problem with Key Thief removal or Key Thief removal tool setting up was tried to be saved by default subjugated buyer privileges. To remove Key Thief-infected computer file "inetadpt.dll" means to cut normal network system application.

Key Thief intrusion method

Key Thief copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is winlogon.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Key Thief and value winlogon.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name winlogon.exe or Key Thief. Also, it can create folder with name Key Thief under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove Key Thief manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Key Thief, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Key Thief.

To get rid of Key Thief, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • keyserv.exe
  • ikeyhk2.dll
  • startkey.exe
  • skey.exe
  • keythf2.ini
  • srvcks.exe
  • web.ico
  • idigital technologies.url
  • keytheif.ico
  • reg.ico
  • text.ico
  • key thief help.lnk
  • key thief read me.lnk
  • idigital technologies web site.lnk
  • key thief 2.0 key serv.lnk
  • register key thief online.lnk
  • 05-05-2006l.txt
  • email.txt
  • key serv 2.0
  • key thief 2.0

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %programfiles%\idigital technologies\
  • %autostart% \idigital technologies\
  • %windows%\keylogs\
  • %windows%\keylogs\archives\
  • %windows%\keylogs\snapshot\
  • %windows%\keylogs\snapshot\timed\
  • %windows%\keylogs\email\
  • %programfiles%\idigital technologies\key serv 2.0\
  • %autostart% \idigital technologies\key thief 2.0 key serv\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: Interface\{608009F4-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}
  • Key: Interface\{608009F4-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{608009F4-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{608009F7-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}
  • Key: Interface\{608009F7-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{608009F7-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{608009FF-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}
  • Key: Interface\{608009FF-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{608009FF-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{60800A01-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}
  • Key: Interface\{60800A01-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{60800A01-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{608009F6-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Key Serv
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Key Serv
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Key Serv
    Value: DisplayIcon
  • Key: Interface\{608009F4-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{608009F7-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{608009FF-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{60800A01-E1FB-11D2-9BA1-0040D0002C80}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Nelco\663846025E3751481032313F4732402D1B224A2F0F481708555D10323C354A3A0F735C75

    Value: 663246115E225C60511231

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Key Thief related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Key Thief entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Usually keyloggers like Key Thief does not create entry in Add/Remove programs, however we recommend you to check it. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Key Thief won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Key Thief under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

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Windows 8

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Key Thief or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

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Windows 7

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Key Thief

  • Click Uninstall button.

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Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Key Thief related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

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Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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