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Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Bibrog.C

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bibrog.C
Technical name:W32/Bibrog.C
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  Its steals passwords and changes the desktop wallpaper.
Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:March 14, 2003
Detection updated on:March 15, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Bilrog.C is a worm that steals the affected user's user name and password for accessing Hotmail, Yahoo, Citibank, etc. It also changes the desktop wallpaper of the affected computer.

Bibrog.C is also designed to delete a series of files. However, due to a programming error, this action is not carried out.

Bibrog.C spreads via e-mail in a message with an attached file called: ACADEMIA.EXE.

Similarly, Bibrog.C can also spread through P2P (peer-to-peer) file-sharing programs and through ICQ chat channels.

Visible Symptoms 

    

It is easy to know if Bibrog.C has infected a computer, as when it is run it displays a simple game on screen:


Bibrog.C also changes the desktop wallpaper in the affected computer. In order to view the two wallpapers it can set as the default wallpaper, click here.