Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot.gen!Y is a backdoor Trojan that is used by cybercriminals primarily to earn money from an affected computer visiting websites according to the algorithm of IRC bot, which is a part of the malware infection. Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot.gen!Y implements an unauthorized channel, through which cybercriminals can monitor the IRC bot. An IRC bot is a client, such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla that is, a program generated to connect to the web that connects to servers specified by cybercriminals and surf through them according to the commands. This may result in delivery of other malware infections into the corrupted PC. Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot.gen!Y enables cybercriminals to release new commands to the IRC bot so that it may load malignant content to your PC or open doubtful websites.