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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||Feb. 21, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 21, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spybot.AAW is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.AAW logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.AAW accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.AAW is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.