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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||May 10, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||May 10, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spybot.ACT is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.ACT logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.ACT accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.ACT is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.