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It spreads and affects other computers.
It searches for and steals passwords saved for certain Windows services.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||May 22, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||May 22, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lineage.INV is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
passwords saved by certain Windows services.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It injects itself in running processes.
- It deletes the original file from which it was run once it is installed on the computer.
Lineage.INV uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.