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It obtains the passwords belonging to online games such as World of Warcraft or Lineage, downloads an update of itself and uses several techniques in order to make its detection more difficult. It spreads by making copies of itself in the system drives.
|First detected on:||Jan. 31, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||July 8, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lineage.HIT is a worm with characteristics of keylogger that is designed to obtain passwords belonging to online games such as World of Warcraft or Lineage.
Additionally, it downloads an update of itself from a certain website and uses several techniques in order to make its detection more difficult.
Lineage.HIT spreads by making copies of itself in the root directory of the system drives.
Lineage.HIT is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.