EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are assessment reports for different malware threats which have been collected and analyzed by our research team. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards evaluate and rank threats using several metrics including real-world and potential risk factors, trends, frequency, prevalence, and persistence. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are updated regularly based on our research data and metrics and are useful for a wide range of computer users, from end users seeking solutions to remove malware from their systems to security experts analyzing threats.
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards display a variety of useful information, including:
Ranking: The ranking of a particular threat in EnigmaSoft’s Threat Database.
Severity Level: The determined severity level of an object, represented numerically, based on our risk modeling process and research, as explained in our Threat Assessment Criteria.
Infected Computers: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.
See also Threat Assessment Criteria.
|Threat Level:||50 % (Medium)|
|First Seen:||December 8, 2011|
|Last Seen:||November 12, 2022|
IRC-Worm.Fagot is a malignant computer worm, which circulates in IRC networks via vulnerable versions of mIRC chat application. IRC-Worm.Fagot sets its files on the affected computer's hard drive and runs there a process, which modifies Windows Media Player and tries to close all detected anti-virus programs. IRC-Worm.Fagot also changes default start page in Internet Explorer web browser and deletes numerous critical system files, substituting some of them with its malicious files. IRC-Worm.Fagot can cause Windows crashes and loss of data. IRC-Worm.Fagot conceals itself from the victims and stays resident in the system background. Get rid of IRC-Worm.Fagot as soon as possible.
File System Details
Detections: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.