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  1. Randy_Bell

    Randy_Bell Registered Member

    May 24, 2002
    Santa Clara, CA
    Symantec Security Response - Backdoor.IRC.Yoink

    Backdoor.IRC.Yoink is a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to use IRC to remotely control your computer. The existence of the file Sysclean.exe is a sign of possible infection.

    Also Known As: IRC-Yoink [McAfee]
    Type: Trojan Horse
    Infection Length: 330,615 bytes
    Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Systems Not Affected: Windows 3.x, Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Linux

    (see above link for technical details and removal instructions)
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