1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Backdoor.IRC.Cloner


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 19, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:43:19 AM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.IRC.Cloner [KAV], TROJ_CLONER.DRP [Trend], Backdoor:IRC/Cloner [RAV]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Backdoor.IRC.Cloner is a backdoor Trojan that uses mIRC to communicate with a remote attacker. It allows the attacker to gain full control over your computer.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to February 19, 2003 may detect some files in the Backdoor.IRC.Cloner package as IRC Trojan or BAT.Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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