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It obtains the passwords belonging to online games such as World of Warcraft or Lineage, ends processes belonging to security tools and uses a rootkit in order to make its detection more difficult. It spreads by making copies of itself in the system drives.
|First detected on:||Jan. 25, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||March 21, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Wow.SI is a worm that is designed to obtain passwords belonging to online games such as World of Warcraft or Lineage.
Additionally, it reduces the computer security, as it ends several processes belonging to security tools, downloads an update of itself and uses a rootkit in order to make its detection more difficult.
Wow.SI spreads by making copies of itself in the root directory of the system drives.
Wow.SI is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.