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W32.IRCBot.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 1, 2004
Updated:
October 23, 2008 10:44:01 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.IRCBot.E 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.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 1, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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