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It logs keystrokes and accepts control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites.
|First detected on:||May 16, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||May 23, 2006|
Spybot.ACW is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, such as KaZaA.
Spybot.ACW logs keystrokes and stores them in text files. These text files are then sent via IRC.
In addition, Spybot.ACW accepts remote control commands, such as launching denial of service (DoS) attacks against websites.
Spybot.ACW is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.