TCP & UDP Port 6667 Information
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Port 6667 common errors:Port 6667 is a common port used by remote users to send out malware infections to IRC users through IRC programs. To learn more about errors in your system run a free registry scan.
Services or applications using this port:ircu, irc-serv, mIRC, euIRC, Polaris
Malicious services / applications:Dark Connection Inside, NetBus, TCPShell.c, LameRemote, ProjectMayhem, Backdoor.IRC.flood, Backdoor.Hacarmy.E, W32.Spybot, W32.Cissi.W, W32.Linkbot.M, W32.Zotob.D
Port 6667 details:
Protocol: TCP & UDP
IAMA status: Official
Traffic: inbound, outbound, both
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Technical description for port 6667:
Port 6667 is one of the dedicated ports for Internet Relay Chat clients and servers. Most IRC applications use port 6667 as the default access point for IRC-based services and features. Other ports used for IRC are 6665, 6666, 6668, and 6669.
IRC clients send messages for other IRC users to the IRC server via port 6667. Depending on the configuration of the user's IRC program, as well as their default ports to connect to the network, the server will forward these messages to its respective destinations.
Port 6667 is also a common port exploited by remote users and malware applications to infect other computers through the program. These malware variants include spyware, Trojan, worms with capabilities, like keyloggers, Denial of Service (DoS), backdoor creation, and the like.
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