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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Wow.OT

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Wow.OT
Technical name:W32/Wow.OT.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It steals passwords from the game World of Warcraft. It reaches the computer downloaded by the Trojan detected as Downloader.HYS.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 26, 2007
Detection updated on:July 26, 2007
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Wow.OT is a worm that steals passwords from the game World of Warcraft.

Wow.OT reaches the computer downloaded by the Trojan detected as Downloader.HYS and it also makes copies of itself in the C: and D: drives.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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