Hack99 is a Trojan keylogger that monitors and records every keystroke the user makes in order to capture usernames and passwords for online accounts. Once this information is acquired, it is sent to a remote unauthorized user. Hack99 is typically disguised as a computer game and downloaded manually this way.

Posted on April 5, 2005 in Keyloggers


FamilyKeyLogger screenshot

Keylooger.FamilyKeyLogger is a program that is able to record keystrokes and computer activity. Internet activity can be recorded and used to access a computer user’s online banking accounts or gain entry to steal other personal information. Ultimately, Keylooger.FamilyKeyLogger can lead to identity theft.

Posted on March 29, 2005 in Keyloggers


DoubleClick is an online business that is affiliated with Google. However, many PC security researchers and organizations consider their HTTP cookies as spyware since they can track a computer user's online activity and record any advertisements that are viewed on that Internet browser. In fact, many anti-malware programs remove or block the DoubleClick tracking cookie. It does not help matters that the DoubleClick opt-out option is not a solution. Security analysts have found that opting out of the DoubleClick tracking cookie does not eliminate tracking based on the computer users' IP address. There was also a period when criminals took advantage of DoubleClick and MSN in order to deliver malware through a security exploit. An Overview of the DoubleClick Tracking Cookie While DoubleClick has the capacity to monitor your online...

Posted on March 26, 2005 in Cookies


Advertising (also known as Advertising.com) is a tracking cookie that monitors a user's Internet activity and gathers their personal information as they surf the web. This information may be retrieved by the parent company, without informed consent, leading to identity theft and privacy concerns.

Posted on March 25, 2005 in Cookies

We No Longer Provide Support or Updates for the SpyHunter v.1 Series

The producers of adware and spyware have increased their technology, making their software substantially more difficult to remove. Due to the complexity of new adware and spyware, the challenge of removing these parasites has also become more costly. Because of this, SpyHunter 1 has become obsolete. As of March 10th 2005, we no longer provide support or updates for the SpyHunter v.1 series. All customers of Enigma that have purchased any of the SpyHunter v.1 series will be given a free fully functioning version of SpyHunter v.2.0 with a license that will be valid until June 10th 2005. SpyHunter v.2 is an entirely new product which utilizes the latest technology to deal with today's threats. In addition to enhanced technology to remove these threats, SpyHunter v.2 contains an interactive support system where our technicians can easily...

Posted on February 15, 2005 in Announcements


A Trojan.Dropper is designed to deliver a payload onto the victim's computer system. However, a Trojan.Dropper will usually lead a large-scale attack, usually not the end infection itself. Typically, one of the main goals of computer criminals is to find ways to install malware onto their victim's computer without alerting the victim of the intrusion. A Trojan.Dropper is a typical method that is quite common. Typically, a Trojan.Dropper contains a malware infection within itself which is designed to deliver the infection by copying it onto the victim's computer's file system. A Trojan.Dropper will usually install and execute the malware installed and then will often delete itself or simply remain harmless on the victim's computer system. A Trojan.Dropper will usually be confusing to the victim, and designed to cause no symptoms. A...

Posted on February 3, 2005 in Trojans

SpyHunter Version 2.0 Released

We have released version 2.0 of the SpyHunter Remover to the public! SpyHunter v.2.0 is an entirely new product which utilizes the latest technology to deal with today's threats. In addition to enhanced technology to remove these threats, SpyHunter v.2.0 contains an interactive support system where our technicians can easily look directly at your machine and fix your specific adware and spyware problems. If you are an existing customer, you have received an email explaining how to download and install the upgrade. If you HAVE NOT received instructions from us, please login to our support section, and supply us with your email address to request instructions for the upgrade. The following changes have been made since the previous commercial release of SpyHunter (v.1.5.81): New Features on SpyHunter v.2.0: Added Program Update Alert...

Posted on January 18, 2005 in Product Releases

Are You Having Problems Downloading SpyHunter?

Several people have had difficulties downloading the full version. If you receive some sort of message from Windows stating that the full version installation file is NOT A VALID WIN32 RESOURCE, or something similar, or if ANOTHER PROGRAM attempts to open the file, please follow the instructions in this post carefully to download the full version! Spyhunter Alternate Download Instructions Try these instructions (while SpyHunter is CLOSED) and see if they work for you. Also, when you run the installer for the full version, make sure that ALL SPYHUNTER WINDOWS ARE CLOSED! Click on the following link (or paste it into your browser): http://www.enigmasoftwaregroup.com/Spyhunter_secure_download/spyhunterFULL.exe You will be prompted for a username and password. When prompted, enter your email address as the username, and whatever password...

Posted on January 6, 2005 in Product FAQ

Installing SpyHunter

After clicking either on the Download button (for Paid Users) or on the Scanner Link, follow the instructions below: Please NOTE that if you are downloading the Full Version of the Spy Hunter Program, the name of the file will be "SpyHunterFull.exe", instead of "SpyHunterS.exe". Save your Download: Save it on your Desktop: Find the "SpyhunterFull.exe" Installer file, if you are installing the Full Version or "SpyhunterS.exe" Installer file, if you are installing the Spyware Scanner (it is recommended to download the file onto your Desktop). If you cannot find the file, click the START button and click on Find or Search. Type in "spyhunter" and click on Search. When you find the file with an icon of a computer and a disc, double click on that file. The Install icon: Double click on the installation file and you will be prompted with a...

Posted on May 3, 2004 in Documentation