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Thread: BOT trojan possibly from Facebook

  1. #1
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    Mar 2013

    BOT trojan possibly from Facebook

    Has anyone seen a trojan that tries to make an IRC connection about every minute? It keeps 'typing' "you are owned" along with some gibberish all over the place. I think I got this from a popup on Facebook asking if I wanted to change a language or something like that. I hit close and have had the problem since shortly after that. Everything else I've done has been very routine.

    How to I identify the process using tcp port 6667?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    On the edge

    Re: BOT trojan possibly from Facebook

    Identify ports assigned to services with
    port 6667 is irc.

  3. #3
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    Jul 2008

    Re: BOT trojan possibly from Facebook

    I would just save the bookmarks and delete the full directory of the Web Browser that you are using and do a fresh install of that Web Browser. Restore your bookmarks and your done.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Xenial Xerus

    Re: BOT trojan possibly from Facebook

    In addition, if you did got it from Facebook, please go to your apps in your Facebook account and remove everything you do not recognize. Same for the browser plugins and extensions.
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