VCATCH Spyware Detection

high Nessus Plugin ID 12004


The spyware appears to be installed on the remote host.


The remote host is using the VCATCH program. You should ensure that :

- the user intended to install VCATCH (it is sometimes silently installed)
- the use of VCATCH matches your corporate mandates and security policies.

To remove this sort of software, you may wish to check out ad-aware or spybot.


Uninstall this software.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 12004

File Name: vcatch_detection.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Backdoors

Published: 1/15/2004

Updated: 2/1/2022

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/registry_full_access