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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It is designed to affect one or more specific companies.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
, via IRC.
|First detected on:||July 29, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||July 29, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
IRCBot.CDE is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.
IRCBot.CDE is designed to affect one or more specific companies.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
IRCBot.CDE uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- IRC: It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel to which the infected user is connected.