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Cheat Monitor. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as CheatMonitor | Type: Keyloggers
Cheat Monitor keylogger is a very dangerous infection. Although it doesn’t do harm on its own, CheatMonitor collects information about you and sends it to attacker who can do much damage. Cheat Monitor tracks literally everything user does on a computer. It is able to access emails and make a list of visited websites. It monitors IM conversations and each application running on the compromised computer. CheatMonitor also keeps the best traditions of keyloggers and records every keystroke when user types. The gathered information is regularly delivered to a remote attacker. Cheat Monitor may steal user’s online banking accounts, email accounts and sensitive information.

CheatMonitor is designed to spy on family members. But using this malware against family is not as harmful as stealing someone’s money or various web accounts. CheatMonitor causes serious harm and ethical issues in both ways. Cheat Monitor may be installed by jealous fiancé, but it more usually spreads with help of trojans. It is difficult to notice this keylogger running on your computer as it works secretly. If security tools detect Cheat Monitor on your computer, remove it as soon as possible. Cheat Monitor properties:
• Sends out logs by FTP or email
• Logs keystrokes
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Cheat Monitor manual removal

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\??cheatmonitor?? = ??C:\progra~1\common~1\cmx1\start.exe??
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\[RANDOM SID]\Components\858132C493B23D11E8D0000CF486730D
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\[RANDOM SID]\Products\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D
HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Features\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D
HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\933BCDBC1C124384592715CE3C92BA7D
HKEY_USERS\[RANDOM SID]\Software\Microsoft\Installer\UpgradeCodes\2FABB6478E3EAB84C98C6D8AB6155523
Delete files:
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\cmx1\\cheatmonitorR_SCREEN.DATETIME.[RANDOM DATE AND TIME].png
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Application Data\\Protexis\\UserSettings.xml
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\CFGD.tmp
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\cmx1\\cheatmonitorR_KEY.klog.html
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\VSDB.tmp\\DotNetFX\\dotnetchk.exe
%UserProfile%\\Local Settings\\Temp\\VSDB.tmp\\install.log
%UserProfile%\\Start Menu\\Programs\\cheatmonitor.lnk
C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Protexis\\DL\\[RANDOM NAME].dlf
C:\\Documents and Settings\\All Users\\Application Data\\Protexis\\State\\[RANDOM NAME].dls
%Windir%\\Installer\\[RANDOM NAME].msi

Geolocation of Cheat Monitor

Map reveals the prevalence of Cheat Monitor. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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Comments on Cheat Monitor

Richard O.
Stopzilla found it and presumably removed it successfully.
Richard O
But its a darn aggressive program. I have gotten now about seven infections and Im darned if I know where I pick it up. Almost certainly from the web but I rarely do more than read blogs and news sites.

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