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Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 12, 2006
March 16, 2007 7:51:32 AM
Also Known As:
LIneage YI [Computer Associates], Bloodhound.KillAV [Symantec]
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Infostealer.Gampass is a detection for Trojan horses that specifically target video game credentials.

Most threats will attempt to log details such as video game registration keys and online account information for massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG). In order to successfully achieve its primary function, the threat must run on a computer that contains the video game in question and is connected to a network.

The threats often arrive by the following means:
  • File-sharing networks, as game enhancements
  • Online forum posts

If a Symantec antivirus product displays a detection alert for this threat, it means the computer is already protected and the Symantec product will effectively remove it from the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 12, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 30, 2015 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 12, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 30, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 15, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: The threats log video game credentials and send them to a hacker.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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