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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Crowt.B

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Crowt.B
Technical name:W32/Crowt.B.worm
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It opens a backdoor, installs a keylogger and logs information that is then sent via e-mail.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:March 22, 2005
Detection updated on:March 22, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Crowt.B is a worm that opens a backdoor, which allows to remotely control the affected computer and receive additional commands.

Crowt.B also installs a keylogger, which could be used to reveal personal or confidential information, such as passwords.

Crowt.B spreads via e-mail, sending itself to all the contacts in the Address Book.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Crowt.B is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it opens the web browser and displays the page http://news.google.com/.