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|Effects: ||It opens the communication port 6667.
|First detected on:||Feb. 17, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 16, 2003|
IRC.Generic is not really a virus, but a group of viruses with the following characteristics:
- It increases the traffic through port 6667, which belongs to chat and IRC channels.
- It is spread rapidly through IRC channels normally by viruses.
As IRC.Generic is not really a virus, it does not display any symptoms that can identify it.