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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: -

Aliases: Flooder, FlooderEmail-Flooder, SMS-Flooder, IM-Flooder

Summary


A flooder is a trojan that allows an attacker to send massive amount of data to a specific target. Usually flooders are used in IRC channels to jam communications as sending a massive amount of data to a channel or to a selected user disrupts normal communication. However, most of contemporary IRC clients and channel bots have flood detection algorithms and they stop flooding.

Most famous flooders: ICQBomber, KillZone, CriminalMSN, IRCKill.

Removal


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