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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 18, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||May 18, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lineage.IMP is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
passwords saved by certain Windows services.
Lineage.IMP does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.