Threat Description

Crew-2480

Details

Aliases:Crew-2480
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



When an infected program is run, an 'European Cracking Crew' -logo screen will sometimes be displayed. The screen is made of graphical characters and includes the following texts:

This program is cracked by
Notice this: TS ain't smart at all.
Distribution since 11-06-1987 (or 06-11-1987)
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There are several variants of this virus, and the message varies depending on the variant.

Note that this virus has nothing to do with the "Join The Crew" hoax message.



Removal


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