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|Effects: ||It opens an IRC port, leaving the computer vulnerable to external attacks.
|First detected on:||April 7, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||April 10, 2003|
Cult.C is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message that is easy to recognize, as it always includes an attached file called: BLUEMOUNTAINECARD.PIF.
Cult.C also acts as a Trojan, as it opens an IRC port, which could allow a hacker to gain remote access to the resources of the affected computer.
Cult.C is easy to recognize, as it reaches computers in an e-mail message with the following characteristics: