This type of trojan steals passwords and other sensitive information. It may also secretly install other malicious programs.
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This is the Trojan-PSW:W32/Wowsteal family description.Variants in the Wowsteal family are trojans that steal sensitive information related to the popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft.
On execution, the trojan checks whether the World of Warcraft executable, wow.exe, is running. .Wowsteal the checks to see if the following files exist:
These files usually contain information related World of Warcraft, such as:
Wowsteal also monitors browser activity for user visits to the following sites:
The trojan attempts to steal the user's login details for these sites.Once the game-related information and login details are gathered, Wowsteal posts the data to a remote server using POST command. The trojan can also download an update of itself.
Hooks to explorer.exe for stealth.
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