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Overview

Threat Risk NONE NONE
Destructivity MEDIUM MEDIUM
Payload Deletes antivirus installations
Detection files published 27 Nov 2001 03:00:00
Description created 20 Nov 2001 12:58:00
Description updated 26 Nov 2002 04:07:00
Malware type WORM
Alias
Spreading mechanism FILE_INFECTION
IRC
Summary None

BAT/Becky

Spreading

The installed IRC script will cause the popular IRC client mIRC to send the original batch file on. However, the code to do this is buggy and malfunctional.

The batch file will also attempt to infect other batch files.

 

Payload Details

Depending on time, the virus will attempt to delete installations of McAfee and Symantec antivirus software.
 

Analysis

n/a

Removal

IRC spreading component detected heuristically by earlier def files.  


Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:15