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It spreads and affects other computers.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||May 18, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||July 16, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lineage.IMP is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
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.