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Perl.Pircbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 27, 2014
Updated:
September 29, 2014 1:25:27 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac, Solaris, Windows
Perl.Pircbot is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer that allows it to perform other malicious activities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2014 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 20, 2017 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2014
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Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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