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It opens a backdoor, installs a keylogger and logs information that is then sent via e-mail.
|First detected on:||March 22, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||March 22, 2005|
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.
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/.