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This is a generic detection for unknown or unclassified IRC-based malware. These threats can do a number of things on your PC, including downloading other malware and using your PC in denial of service (DoS) attacks.
Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.
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You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.
This is a generic detection for unknown or unclassified IRC-based malware.
Generally, this malware can:
These threats usually connect to an IRC server and join a specific channel to receive commands from a malicious hacker. This can include:
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