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Virus:Worm/Sober.P
Date discovered:02/05/2005
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:No
File size:53.554 Bytes
VDF version:6.30.00.151
Heuristic:Worm/Sober.gen

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Sober.O@mm
   •  Mcafee: W32/Sober.p@MM
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.p
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_SOBER.S
   •  Sophos: W32/Sober-N
   •  Panda: W32/Sober.V.worm!CME-456
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Sober.P
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Sober.O@mm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Downloads a malicious file
   • Drops files
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification


Right after execution the following information is displayed:

Description inserted by Andrei Ivanes on Friday, April 7, 2006
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Wednesday, April 12, 2006

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