1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.IRCBot.B


Risk Level 2: Low

October 7, 2003
October 22, 2008 7:06:58 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.SdBot.18976 [Computer Associates], W32/Sdbot.18976 [McAfee], Troj/IRCBot-P [Sophos], Troj/Ircbot-M [Sophos], IRCBot.D [Panda Software], Bck/IRCBot.D [Panda Software]
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
W32.IRCBot.B is a back door Trojan horse that connects to an IRC server and awaits commands from a remote attacker, including spreading through network shares, spam email messages, IRC channels and to other computers. This Trojan is a variant of W32.IRCBot and W32.IRCBot.Gen.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 7, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 7, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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