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It installs a keylogger type Trojan, steals information from the affected computer and sends it to its author. It also ends processes belonging to antivirus programs, firewalls and system monitoring tools, among others.
|Detection updated on:||April 20, 2004|
Bugbear.C is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics.
Bugbear.C installs a keylogger type Trojan, which logs keystrokes. By doing this, it steals information from the affected computer and sends it to its author.
In addition, it ends processes belonging to antivirus programs, firewalls and system monitoring tools, among others. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.
Bugbear.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.