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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 26, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:16:56 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

BAckdoor.IRC.Loonbot is a Trojan horse that has backdoor capabilities. It can allow an attacker to remotely control your computer using Internet Relay Chat (IRC).

This Trojan can also download and execute files.

This threat is written in C and is packed with AsPack v2.12.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 26, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 4, 2018 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 26, 2004 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 5, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 3, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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