Threat Database Trojans Trojan.Peskyspy


Trojan.Peskyspy is a proof-of-concept trojan horse and is considered as the first 'wire-tap' Trojan. Trojan.Peskyspy allows an attacker to record and steal VoIP communications on a compromised computer. Trojan.Peskyspy has mainly targeted Skype, the most popular VoIP application in the world. Trojan.Peskyspy does not have the ability to spread to other PC's from an infected machine.

Trojan.Peskyspy can go through Windows APIs, grab the audio streams and change them into .mp3 files. Trojan.Peskyspy then uses a backdoor to send the .mp3 files over a remote channel to a predetermined location.


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