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It allows to gain remote access to the affected computer.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
, via IRC.
|First detected on:||June 15, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||June 15, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
IRCbot.AXB is a backdoor that allows hackers to gain remote access to the affected computer in order to carry out actions that compromise user confidentiality and impede the tasks performed on the computer.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
IRCbot.AXB uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- IRC: It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel to which the infected user is connected.