Automation tools help a developer or hackers make fast and steady progress. These are tools and programs that help a hacker achieve their malicious motives. This can be through a way of injecting malware and controlling system networks. Some of these tools can be used for ethical reasons. Like for retrieving passwords, or solving crimes and detecting security threats. But more often than not, these tools can be exploited in the wrong hands.
More than the use of these tools, it’s often a problem that users are unaware that injects have been made on their system. This means you could be attached by a Keylogger Trojan but might not know how to detect a key logger on your computer. It is this sneaky nature of this software that makes them a threat. Here are a few hacking programs that you could be a victim too:
1. System Soap Pro
System Soap Pro according to their website is supposed to do mass system cleanups. This means they help in wiping out the internet history or cache files. Users are often confused about their use and download such software exposing their system to threats. Systems Soap Pro is a RATs program. A Remote Administrations Tool such as this gives a hacker access to your whole system. This makes your computer controllable from any part of the globe.
KeySnatch is one of the most commonly used and cheaply available key loggers. A keylogger is a software that can be installed on the system that keeps a check on keyboard entries. This helps hackers retrieve your typed information. Hackers often use to gain access to your passwords, credit card details or other personal records. No one is ever sure how to detect a Keylogger on your computer. You could open the list of running applications, but system apps usually have cryptic names that can be hard to decipher.
3. AntiLamer Light
Created by OverG, this is a hacking software that works as a remote administration tool If the Anitlamer Light is installed on a system it can give you backdoor access to all the information of the user, their passwords, personal information, and even the ability to take over the computers.
Hotbar is a browser toolbar that could get installed on your PC while surfing unsafe websites. This is a malware that once fit into your system behaves as spyware. This can access the passwords you enter, study your internet usage, share your cookies data and sometimes take control of your computer. If you see any such foreign toolbars, it’s best to remove the browser and delete all support files.
5. Access Diver
An access Diver is one of the oldest threats to PCs ever registered. They usually are injected into your systems as attachments to free software that you may download from the internet. These are called “bundled installations”. Once they are on your system they can use a proxy server to log into your private sections of the system and keep logs of your names and passwords.