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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

IRCBot.CNE

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:IRCBot.CNE
Technical name:W32/IRCBot.CNE.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

Its main aim is to spread itself via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger and affect as many computers as possible.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:May 4, 2009
Detection updated on:April 27, 2010
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

IRCBot.CNE is a worm whose main aim is to spread itself via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger and affect as many computers as possible.

Visible Symptoms 

    

IRCBot.CNE is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:

  • It sends one of the following instant messages in Spanish, among others:
    - Me miro boracho en video que me tomaron en youtube.
    - Esta es mi casa de suenos!!
    - Mira que pedo andaba ayer en la fiesta
    - No me acuerdo si me dormir con esta vieja??no se que hacer?
    - Santo Dios creo que eres tu!!!!
  • These messages contain an attached file, which belong to a copy of the worm.
  • Then, it sends a similar instant message to all the users that are connected at that moment.