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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It collects email addresses stored on the infected computer.
It notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Dec. 12, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 12, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
WabSteal.C is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it notifies the attacker that the computer has been compromised and is ready to be used maliciously.
WabSteal.C does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.