irc bots

Robert Dormer rdormer at
Wed Apr 24 17:31:13 GMT 2002

Hello all,

Here at the University of Pennsylvania, we've recently had
a couple of outbreaks of machines compromised by IRC
bots - trinoo, shaft, GTBot and their ilk.  Anyone else out
there in unisog land having the same sorts of problems?
What have you all run into when dealing with these things?

Robert Dormer

Information Security - University of Pennsylvania
phone: (215) 573 - 4574
email: rdormer at
security: security at

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