Global mouse hook...what this means?

Discussion in 'ProcessGuard' started by OPETH, Aug 23, 2005.

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  1. OPETH

    OPETH Guest

    I´ve been alerted 4 times about opera.exe creating a global Mouse hook...what this means? Is this really any kind of attack, or a spyware?
  2. Pilli

    Pilli Registered Member

    Feb 13, 2002
    Hampshire UK
    Global hooks are used by many programs, Opera is probably using them for mouse gestures, you need not allow them but may lose some program functionality.
    In the case of trusted applications that are on your protection list it should be safe to allow global hooks. :)

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