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|Effects: ||It opens an IRC communications port, allowing a hacker to gain remote access to the affected computer.|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 16, 2003|
IRC.br is a Trojan that contains a dropper and spreads through IRC chat applications. This dropper is a self-extracting file, which contains other Trojans or viruses.
IRC.br is particularly dangerous for chat and IRC users, as it reaches computers through these programs.
IRC.br is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer.