Published Aug 22, 2007|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot!8497 (Microsoft) Win32/Checkout.A (CA) Backdoor.Win32.IRCBot.aaq (Kaspersky) W32/Checkout (McAfee) W32/IRCBot-WB (Sophos) W32.Mubla (Symantec)

Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot is a Trojan that connects to an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server and provides attackers with remote access to the infected system. Commands that can be remotely executed include downloading and executing files. Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot also includes the ability to send itself to MSN Messenger contacts.

 

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