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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||March 30, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||July 11, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spybot.ABV is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.ABV logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.ABV accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.ABV is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.