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by Marianna Schmudlach / February 16, 2004 12:49 AM PST

Type Trojan

Troj/Mirseed-A is an IRC Trojan that spams IRC channels with the message "[Info] Speed up your mIRC DCC Transfer by up to 75% with DCC Speed-Up Tool, get it now at -Regards, Network Staff".
The EXE referenced in the URL is Troj/Mirseed-A.

Troj/Mirseed-A copies itself to C:\sysexec.exe and sets the following registry entry:

System Root Configuration = C:\sysexec.exe

The Trojan also drops an IRC script into C:\memory.sys that it uses for spamming and logs onto certain predefined IRC channels.

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