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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It mass mails junk mail (spam).
It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 21, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||May 21, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spammer.ABO is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
- On remote sites: it mass mails junk mail (spam).
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it listens on open ports in order to control the computer remotely; it awaits remote-control orders received through
Spammer.ABO 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.