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It connects to IRC servers in order to notify its author that the computer has been affected.
|First detected on:||July 29, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||July 29, 2004|
Mabutu.B is a worm that connects to different IRC servers, in order to notify its author that the computer has been affected. This action allows it to wait for remote control commands.
Mabutu.B spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics.
Mabutu.B is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.