As of April 11, 2004, due to a decrease in submission rate, Symantec Security Response has downgraded this threat from a Category 3 to a Category 2 rating.
W32.Sober.F@mm is a variant of W32.Sober.E@mm
, which spreads itself as an email attachment.
and Body: of the email vary and are written in German or English.
- Symantec Consumer products that support the Worm Blocking functionality automatically detect this threat as it attempts to spread.
- The worm does not have a static MD5 hash value.
W32.Sober.F@mm is written in Microsoft Visual Basic and is packed with UPX.
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