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Threat LevelModerate threat
DistributionNot widespread


Rabbit.M allows hackers to get into and carry out dangerous actions in affected computers, such as capturing screenshots, stealing personal data, etc.


It accesses several websites from which it downloads and runs files. The downloads can be any type of file, although they are normally malware.


Means of transmission 

Propagation via IRC:

Rabbit.M carries out the following process:

  • It waits until the user connects to an IRC chat channel.
  • It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel at that moment.


Further Details  

Rabbit.M has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is 20480 bytes in size.