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It spreads and affects other computers.
It awaits remote-control orders to carry out.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, via email, via IRC.
|First detected on:||April 8, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||April 8, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
IRCtojaco.A is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it awaits remote-control orders received through
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It uses techniques included in its code to hide itself while it is active.
IRCtojaco.A 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.
- IRC: It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel to which the infected user is connected.