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mIRC.Gen

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:mIRC.Gen
Technical name:mIRC/Gen
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  Its main objetive is to spread through chat programs such as mIRC.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:July 20, 2009
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

mIRC.Gen is not a real virus, but a group of viruses that are programmed in Script.

The effects of mIRC.Gen are particularly dangerous for chat and IRC users, as it uses programs like mIRC to carry out attacks on other computers.

Visible Symptoms 

    

mIRC.Gen is difficult to identify, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has reached a computer.