Backdoor.IRCBot - How To Remove?


Backdoor.IRCBot is a worm which gets inside the PC through security vulnerabilities found on a network. Additionally, it connects to IRC (Internet Relay Chat) channels in order to open the backdoor that allows attacker to reach the infected machine and control the system, download other files or upgraded versions of itself, execute irc commands, send messages to all the contacts in user’s messenger list. Besides, Backdoor.IRCBot can be blamed for following commands got from a remote host, such as recording the keystrokes user types, so it can be called a serious threat to your financial data or other personal information. If your anti-virus or anti-spyware program has detected this threat, or if you think that you may have installed it with some of your downloads, we recommend removing Backdoor.IRCBot threat immediately . If you can’t do this, remove it manually.

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I have been working with project for a while now and I would like to think that our research team has managed to raise awareness about cyber security. I study the newest infections, help out with manual instructions and answer questions that our users might have.

September 27, 2011 11:37, September 27, 2011 12:07

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  1. Great article, you were 100% correct in what to expect.
    With the help of Malwarebytes and new av kit, my machine is now alive again.


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