IRC-Worm

Publication Date 04/19/2016
Parent class VirWare
Description

This type of worm spreads via Internet Relay Chat.

Like email worms, IRC Worms have two ways of spreading via IRC channels. The first involves sending an URL which leads to a copy of the worm. The second technique is to send an infected file to an IRC channel user. However, the recipient of the infected file has to accept the file, save it to disk, and open (launch) it.

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