Threat Description

Crew-2480

Details

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

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)          Press any key  

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


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

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