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|Alias:||Backdoor.IRC.mIRC-based Win32.IRCFlood BackDoor-GI|
|Effects: ||Its main objetive is to spread through chat programs such as mIRC.
|First detected on:||Nov. 28, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 20, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
IRC.Mirc is a Trojan that contains a dropper file and spreads through IRC chat applications. The dropper is a self-extracting file contains other viruses or Trojans.
The effects of IRC.Mirc are particularly dangerous for Chat and IRCusers, as it uses programs like mIRC to carry out attacks on other computers.
IRC.Mirc is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer.