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by fullvol / November 5, 2005 2:39 PM PST

Anyone heard of spy recon. If so, how do you open the src files. or find it's folder.

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Spyware.Recon
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 5, 2005 2:45 PM PST
In reply to: spying

File names:
Setup.exe
Srvrec.exe

When Spyware.Recon is installed, it performs the following actions:


Displays an End User License Agreement (EULA).


Creates the user to create an installation folder. The default installation folder is %ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended.

Note: %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the path to the program files folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files.


Creates the following files and folders:


%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\Srvrec.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\Uninstall.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\Riched20.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\KbdHook.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\WinCbt.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\INSTALL.LOG
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\Data
%ProgramFiles%\Spy Recon - Extended\Logs
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\Spy Recon - Extended\Spy Recon - Extended.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\Spy Recon - Extended\Uninstall Spy Recon - Extended.lnk


Adds the value:

"svrpcn.exe" = "%ProgramFiles%\spy recon - extended\svrrec.exe"

to the registry subkey:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

so that the Spyware runs when Windows is started.


Creates the following registry subkeys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\spcrcn


Removal instructions:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/spyware.recon.html

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src
by fullvol / November 5, 2005 4:12 PM PST
In reply to: Spyware.Recon

Thanks,
Was able to use the program against user. lol

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(NT) (NT) You're Welcome :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / November 6, 2005 12:21 AM PST
In reply to: src
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I was wondering
by eosgreg / May 27, 2008 9:04 AM PDT
In reply to: (NT) You're Welcome :)

I have found this program online and I was wondering if this would be good for a small business? I have been on other forums and they all tell me to stay away from spyware but I need something to prove that they are using the computers for personal use.

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This One's Too Visible.. Other Tools Are Available...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 28, 2008 9:37 AM PDT
In reply to: I was wondering

..that are legitimate ways of logging activity for employees.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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what do you mean?
by eosgreg / May 29, 2008 12:41 AM PDT

I don't understand what you are saying. Is spyrecon not a legitimate way to see what they are doing? I need something that is not visible by them and that I can use to make sure that they are doing there job and not spending their day browsing online. I really appreciate any information that anyone has. Even if they are against spyware. I have a very small budget and can't afford to buy the top of the line ones. I just need something simple that shows me what they are doing. I have also found a program called ceze.com it is really interesting.

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If You Install It On My Machine, I'll See The Installation..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 29, 2008 6:56 AM PDT
In reply to: what do you mean?

If you want something that's not visible to them, then this isn't it.. If you read Marianna's post HERE, you'll see that it places files in the Program Files folder, etc. That's the point. In order to use this program, you'll need to install it on each machine.. Once that's done, every user will know that it's installed by simply looking in the Add/Remove Programs section or at the "Program Files" list, and if any are administrators, then can uninstall it locally..

That's not the best way for monitoring software to function.. Think "Shadow" or "SpyAgent" as a few cheap ones.. There are a lot of others if you just do the research.. Still, knowledgeable users may be able to find it anyway, especially if they've got a third party firewall.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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yes, thank you
by eosgreg / May 29, 2008 10:35 AM PDT

I was looking and this was the cheapest one that I could find.I found about 6 of them total but the only reason why I liked this ones was because it was cheapest. I highly doubt that most of the employees that we are going to be watching are computer savvy enough to even know that the computer has Add/Remove program on it. Most of them couldn't even figure out how to use an instant messenger. I doubt that half of them know how to do anything other than use the couple of programs that are already installed on it. They aren't the brightest bunch of people. I will look at the ones that you suggested. I really appreciate all of your input. I am new to actual working on computers but I know my way around them.

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Spy Recon - Turning it around
by tglass0000 / May 31, 2006 3:02 AM PDT
In reply to: src

Hi!

How did you use it against the person that was spying on you?

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(NT) (NT) Check out the date of the original poster
by tomron / May 31, 2006 3:12 AM PDT
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