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It joins an IRC channel in order to receive control commands, such as launching denial of service attacks against websites. It reaches the computer downloaded by the worm Mops.A.
Sdbot.FAR is a worm with backdoor characteristics that belongs to the Sdbot worm family. This family has the following common characteristics:
Sdbot.FAR reaches the computer downloaded by other worm detected as Mops.A.
However, worms belonging to the Sdbot family usually employ any of the following means of transmission, among others:
Sdbot.FAR is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached a computer.