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The first open source spyware


Since a few years, the number of spywares is growing up but it's impossible to 
find a spyware's code source to analyse it and better understand their work.

After kruegerware's (and its child) diffusion, I'm introducing you the first 
open source spyware. 

My goal is not to help people writing more and more spywares but to show some 
people that spywares are not "magic" stuff (like I can see on differents web 
sites) and are so easy to code. Besides, Virus generators already exist, why 
spywares generators could not exist?

For the moment, KSpyware can list all the installed programs, can spy the web 
sites the victim has visited, can obtain a list of e-mail adresses, can hijack 
IE's main page, and use NetSend to spam the victim.

I decided to remove the function allowing the dispatch of the gleaned 
informations and the functions stopping spyware deinstallation (like in 

Well, here is KSpyware's code cource (in Perl) : 

KSpyware is under GPL (loollll) so:
"You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code as 
you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and 
appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate 
copyright notice and disclaimer of warranty; keep intact all the notices that 
refer to this License and to the absence of any warranty; and give any other 
recipients of the Program a copy of this License along with the Program." BUT 

- Nzeka Gilbert aka Khaalel
- www.nzeka-labs.com
- Author of the french security book: "La protection des sites informatique 
face au hacking".