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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||March 28, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 28, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spybot.ABU is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.ABU logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.ABU accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.ABU is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.