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W32.Ircbrute

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 20, 2008
Updated:
June 21, 2008 8:51:56 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Hamweq.worm.a [McAfee], Generic.dx!sve [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
12,506 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Ircbrute is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable drives. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 20, 2008 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 25, 2008
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Sean Kiernan

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