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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||March 27, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 27, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spybot.ABS is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.ABS logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.ABS accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.ABS is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.