Do I have a keylogger in my system?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by futureelement, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. futureelement macrumors newbie

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    #1
    A few days ago i was playing a game and when i logged in some of the settings were changed. This is how my Activity Monitor looks in terms of everything that I use. Can someone please look through it and tell me if anything looks suspicious:

    255 Activity Monitor User1 0.9 2 30.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    257 activitymonitord root 0.5 1 1.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    134 Air Display User1 0.0 3 5.4 MB Intel (64 bit)
    133 AirDisplayStatusItem User1 0.0 3 7.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    119 AirPort Base Station Agent User1 0.0 3 1.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    135 applepushserviced root 0.0 3 6.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    249 AppleSpell.service User1 0.0 2 8.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    114 AppleVNCServer User1 0.0 4 3.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    51 autofsd root 0.0 2 1.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    17 blued root 0.0 4 4.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    14 configd root 0.0 6 3.5 MB Intel (64 bit)
    99 coreaudiod _coreaudiod 0.0 3 4.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    25 coreservicesd root 0.0 5 19.6 MB Intel (64 bit)
    357 cvmsComp_x86_64 User1 0.0 1 12.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    76 cvmsServ root 0.0 2 880 KB Intel (64 bit)
    11 DirectoryService root 0.0 7 5.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    13 diskarbitrationd root 0.0 2 1.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    180 diskimages-helper User1 0.0 3 10.4 MB Intel (64 bit)
    233 diskimages-helper User1 0.0 3 8.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    16 distnoted daemon 0.0 2 1.5 MB Intel (64 bit)
    95 Dock User1 0.0 3 16.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    45 dynamic_pager root 0.0 1 796 KB Intel (64 bit)
    97 Finder User1 0.0 4 36.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    192 Firefox User1 0.7 23 337.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    195 Firefox Plugin Process User1 1.5 25 103.5 MB Intel
    101 fontd User1 0.0 2 4.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    43 fseventsd root 0.0 14 3.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    184 hdiejectd root 0.0 2 1.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    42 hidd root 0.3 4 1.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    29 httpd root 0.0 1 3.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    69 httpd _www 0.0 1 616 KB Intel (64 bit)
    220 iCal User1 0.0 2 21.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    245 iChat User1 0.0 5 46.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    248 iChatAgent User1 0.0 4 12.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    123 imagent User1 0.0 5 5.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    325 iTunes User1 0.1 15 72.4 MB Intel
    131 iTunesHelper User1 0.0 3 2.8 MB Intel (64 bit)
    0 kernel_task root 1.6 66 550.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    40 KernelEventAgent root 0.0 3 1.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    10 kextd root 0.0 2 4.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    30 krb5kdc root 0.0 2 1.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    91 launchd User1 0.0 2 1.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    1 launchd root 0.0 3 1.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    313 Little Snitch UIAgent User1 0.0 3 6.0 MB Intel
    157 LKDCHelper User1 0.0 1 1.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    39 loginwindow User1 0.1 2 8.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    54 lsd root 0.0 3 5.2 MB Intel
    18 mDNSResponder _mdnsresponder 0.0 4 2.4 MB Intel (64 bit)
    38 mds root 0.0 4 51.3 MB Intel (64 bit)
    308 mdworker User1 0.0 3 20.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    12 notifyd root 0.0 2 640 KB Intel (64 bit)
    28 ntpd root 0.0 1 1.1 MB Intel (64 bit)
    100 pboard User1 0.0 1 856 KB Intel (64 bit)
    36 RFBRegisterMDNS root 0.0 2 1.7 MB Intel (64 bit)
    340 Safari User1 42.4 44 417.6 MB Intel (64 bit)
    23 securityd root 0.0 2 3.2 MB Intel (64 bit)
    15 syslogd root 0.0 4 796 KB Intel (64 bit)
    96 SystemUIServer User1 0.2 3 12.9 MB Intel (64 bit)
    280 TextEdit User1 0.0 3 12.0 MB Intel (64 bit)
    32 usbmuxd _usbmuxd 0.0 3 1.2 MB Intel
    111 UserEventAgent User1 0.0 3 7.4 MB Intel (64 bit)
    267 VDCAssistant User1 0.0 4 4.2 MB Intel (64 bit)
    347 WebKitPluginAgent User1 0.0 2 1,008 KB Intel (64 bit)
    71 WindowServer _windowserver 0.6 7 70.1 MB Intel (64 bit)

    Please let me know if anything looks suspicious
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    #2
    I used Google to look for some of these processes and I didn't find anything suspicious, but maybe you can find more.
    Anyway, it could also be, that your password was weak and it got cracked or you didn't log out or some other more likely scenario.
    Do you let any other person use your Mac account?
     
  3. futureelement thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. simsaladimbamba

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    #4
    Can others use your Mac (with another account)?
    If not, how could a keylogger get installed in the first place, unless you did it.
    Just change your password to that game to a stronger one and maybe even rotate it monthly or even weekly if it happens more often.
     
  5. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    #5
    You can't get a keylogger on your Mac unless you install it yourself, or give someone access to your Mac so they can install it. If it's an online game, it's possible someone hacked your password, which would have nothing to do with your Mac. If it's an app on your Mac, have you recently applied any updates to that app, that might have reset some settings to default values?
     
  6. Tumbleweed666 macrumors 68000

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    #6
    Don't be so bashful about what the game is, some of them are notorious for getting hacked, there was a thread about one of them recently.

    In any case, if its merely that some settings of the game were changed, what is more likely? (a) issue with the game or your understanding of it, (b) someone installed a keylogger and then instead of spamming your address book entries, cleaning out your bank account, going on a spending spree with Amazon, they changed a few game settings ?
     

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