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Crew-2480

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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

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)

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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.

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