Malware of this family has IRC bot functionality and connects to IRC channels to perform malicious actions, such as receiving commands from the cybercriminal to perform further actions or sending messages that contain malicious links.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the Trojan.Win32.IRCbot family
Geographical distribution of attacks during the period from 07 June 2015 to 07 June 2016
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky users worldwide attacked by this malware