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Virus:DR/Sober.W
Date discovered:13/12/2012
Type:Dropper
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:148.256 Bytes
MD5 checksum:2db904c82154edb22b2e23603930061a
VDF version:7.11.53.216

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/Sober.v.dr
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.w
   •  Sophos: W32/Sober-S
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Sober.W@mm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Drops a malicious file


Right after execution the following information is displayed:

Description inserted by Andrei Ivanes on Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Tuesday, November 15, 2005

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