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Virus:Worm/Sober.Y
CME number:681
Date discovered:13/12/2012
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:High
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:55.390 Bytes
MD5 checksum:cb73f0c6d0a20e191c21cc47dff1e471
VDF version:7.11.53.216
Heuristic:Worm/Sober.Gen

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/Sober
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Sober.y
   •  Sophos: W32/Sober-Z
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Sober.CF
   •  VirusBuster: iworm I-Worm.Sober.AI
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Sober.AD@mm


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


Side effects:
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification


Right after execution the following information is displayed:

Description inserted by Oliver Auerbach on Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Description updated by Iulia Diaconescu on Monday, December 12, 2005

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