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W32.Craq

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 25, 2014
Updated:
March 28, 2014 8:57:23 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Craq is a worm that may open a back door and steal information on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 25, 2014 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 25, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 25, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 26, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Logs keystrokes. Captures screenshots. Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable drives.
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi

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