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IRCbot.CJE

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:IRCbot.CJE
Technical name:Bck/IRCbot.CJE
Threat level:Medium
Type:Backdoor
Effects:   It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer. It spreads , via IRC.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Feb. 8, 2009
Detection updated on:Feb. 8, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

IRCbot.CJE 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.CJE 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.