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Virus Encyclopedia

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Crazyfrog.A

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Crazyfrog.A
Technical name:W32/CrazyFrog.A.worm
Threat level:Medium
Alias:sapo motoqueiro
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It obtains the MSN Messenger passwords and the banking data of the affected users if they access websites belonging to banking entities. It spreads via MSN Messenger.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95/3.X

First detected on:April 24, 2006
Detection updated on:Dec. 21, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Crazyfrog.A is a worm that obtains the MSN Messenger passwords and the banking data of the affected user.

In order to obtain the banking data, it monitors the network traffic and checks if users access websites whose address contains certain text strings related to banking entities.

If users access any of such websites, Crazyfrog.A installs a Trojan banker, which will capture the banking data introduced by users.

Crazyfrog.A spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Crazyfrog.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.