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Lineage.GQY

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

It downloads several variants of Trojans belonging to the Lineage family, which are designed to obtain the access data to different online games. It spreads through the system drives.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Dec. 12, 2007
Detection updated on:Aug. 24, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Lineage.GQY is a worm that downloads malware to the affected computer. Concretely, several variants of Trojans belonging to the Lineage family.

The Trojans of this family are designed to obtain the access data to different online games.

Lineage.GQY spreads through the system drives by making copies of itself.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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